Archive for January 28th, 2015

“And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s [ Christ’s name ] sake: but

he that endureth to the end shall be saved.”

Mat 10.22

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“The way we behave toward other people indicates what we believe about God”

– Ken Rice, 9/19/1991

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Many a sheep (its mutton consumed) gave its skin

whereupon a prophet recorded the Word of God.

Many a goose (its flesh consumed) gave it quill to be sharpened

scratching out in a poet’s hand, Heaven’s Holy Word.

Many a root or berry (instead of being consumed) stained in purposeful loops and lines

the words of the law in Moses’ educated hand.


– eab, 6/19/13

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Oh Lord, You must defeat the enemy,

Defeat him as only you can,

The end I cannot see.

O destroy the destroyer of man.

– eab, Jan. ‘77

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Oswald J Smith was converted to Christ #OnThisDate 1/28/1906.  He went on to become the founder of Peoples Church of Toronto and a promoter of the Faith Promise concept for raising mission funds.  (His church literally gave millions to missions.)  The evangelist when Smith was converted was R. A. Torrey (Reuben Archer Torrey) and the location was Toronto.  It happened to be Torrey’s birthday (b.1856) – so they shared BDs: Torrey physically, and Smith spiritually.

Smith quotes:

You can go to a seminary and learn how to preach sermons but you will have to go to God to get messages.

It is when there is no revival that it is difficult to get men to enter the ministry or to go to the mission field…

Judgment awaits us, judgment or revival…   – all from his book Consuming Fire.

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