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Archive for November 21st, 2014

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth:

for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away;

and there was no more sea.  Rev 21.1

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For Nov. 21

U.  Umbrella – if we must have raining days (& we must) how I appreciate a “bumbershoot”

 

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You did WHATTTT? You put a hole in your nose?

But – But, you ARE a Master Piece!  God, the greatest POSSIBLE Artist of all time and space, MADE YOU.

You are one of His Originals! (You are not a copy, some cheap reproduction; you are o-r-i-g-i-n-a-l.)

It’s shameful to mutilate Fine Art.  You can NOT improve on God’s handiwork – You.

– eab, 12/11/12

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Heaven has a way of making things white,

As it did with snow last night.

The ground which it found,

It covered with down.

Heaven has a way of making things white.

– eab, Nov. ‘71

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ON THIS DATE

John Henry Yates was born 11/21/1837 at Batavia, NY.  He was a shoe salesman and later managed a hardware.  In 1886 Yates entered the Methodist ministry and later pastored the West Be­tha­ny Free Will Bap­tist Church.  Ira D. Sankey (associated with Dwight L. Moody) wrote the music to “Faith Is the Victory.”  Yates died on 9/5/1900 at Batavia, NY.

His works in­clude another song worth knowing: Old Book Stands, The

Encamped along the hills of light, Ye Christian soldiers, rise.  And press the battle ere the night Shall veil the glowing skies.  Against the foe in vales below Let all our strength be hurled. Faith is the victory, we know, That overcomes the world.

Refrain

Faith is the victory! Faith is the victory! O glorious victory, that overcomes the world.

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