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Archive for September, 2013

This Date – Whitfield died

ON-this-DATE

9/30 George Whitfield died 1770 (5:00 AM) Newburyport, Massachusetts.  Whitfield, of course, was a Brit but liked coming to American – in fact he died on his seventh visit here.  He was seen by many as the most striking orator to come out of 18th century English revivalism.  (Wesley spoke more people but Whitefield speaking skills passed Wesley’s.)  Whitfield’s last spoken words are said to be, “I had rather wear out, than rust out.” He was only 56 years old.   

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The right road –

   taken the right direction,

 

 

 

Will lead to perfection.

 

 

The same road –

   used in sad retreat

 

 

 

Leads to deadly defeat.

– eab, 7/20/13

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2 Worlds

 

Christians have the best of two worlds:  the present and a wonderful, Eternal one.

 

Sinners have the worst of two worlds:  the present and a horrible, Eternal one.

 

– eab, 9/14/13

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God has seen beauty no human eye knows,

God has smelled fragrance no mortal can suppose,

God has touched texture unknown in earth’s place,

God has “tasted” flavors unreached by the human race,

And He has heard music beyond symphonic rows.

– eab, 9/13/06

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Liberty for ALL ?

9/13/1635 is the DATE Massachusetts

General Court ordered exile for

Separatist preacher Roger Williams

(ca. 1603–1683).

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Having trouble loving?

You’re going to love EVERYONE in heaven – – –

might as well get started down here –

possible by (& only by) the power of Christ.

– eab, 9/13/13

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There are 100’s yea 1000’s of vacation destinations – there are only 2 Eternal ones. What are your plans for Eternity? – eab 9/7/13

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