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Archive for August 22nd, 2015

Word

Mar 10.21-22

“Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

“And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.”

>> “HAD” – His possessions within a few yrs belonged to someone else. Friend so will ours. Please don’t let THINGS keep you from Christ. <<

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Lewis Quote

When He said “Be perfect” He meant it…It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird:

it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg.”

– C S Lewis, from his book BEYOND PERSONALITY

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Price of God’s grace?

The death of His Son, Jesus Christ.

Price of rejecting? (Ignoring =’s rejecting.)

Your “death” (yet never dying) in hell.

– eab, 6/26/13

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Second Birth

 

A man of the most common birth

Born anywhere on this whole earth,

Can, by the “second birth” be,

The son of the King of Eternity.

– eab, 8/22/14

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The Scriptures

“If we be ignorant, they [Scriptures] will instruct us;

if out of the way, they will bring us home;

if out of order, they will reform us,

if in heaviness, comfort us;

if dull, quicken us;

if cold, inflame us.”

– fr. AV Preface, 1611(with modern spellings)

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