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Jer 2. 12 – 13

“Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, saith the LORD.

“For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.”

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“Temperance is

the mangament of the allowed.”

– Donald Winter, sermon, 3/9/1998

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Our precious Lord was not hated and then killed for His beatitudes or parables, per se, but for Who He was (and claimed He was) – the Son of God. Nor, if we are truly Christ-like, will our “Christian teachings” save our lives. The same type of group who hated Him will hate those who are covered by His blood and proclaim the liberty such wonderful forgiveness gives.

– eab, 11/21/16

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THE LAMB

 

He is the Lamb before Creation’s first bright morn,

Slain (theologically) before born.

Christ is the Lamb of Revelation,

Lamb (more than Lion) in designation,

He’s the Lamb who wore the crown of thorn.

– eab, Nov. 2008

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BEST o’ the Best

“Who do you work for?” *The Rich One on the Hill*

“How does He pay?”   *Very well*

Worked for Him long?” *Since the night He rescued me*

“Do you expect to work for Him a long time?” *Till I die*

“What kind of other people word for Him?” *The best kind*

“Are you happy in His employment?”   *Never been happier in my life*

“Would you ‘hire in’ again?”   *Yes, oh, yes*

“How does He treat you?”   *Like a son! We’re one big happy family*

“What are the working conditions?”   *He supplies every need*

“Would you recommend your Employer to others?” *Absolutely*

“Recon’ I can get on there?”   *Believe so*

“Oh – – – are there retirement benefits?” *YES, they’re out of this world*

– eab, 11/17/16

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Joh 15. 19

“If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but

because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world,

therefore the world hateth you.”

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L D Wilcox quote

“…God is ready to share

His holiness with men…”

– L D Wilcox, from his PROFILES IN WESLEYAN THEOLOGY

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