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1Jo 2.17 +

1Jo 2.17

“And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof:

but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.”

 

“…It is a dangerous age, an age of apostasy, an age of drift. Water seeks it level…

It is so easy for God’s people to come down on the level with the world.”
– H Robb French, “8-Rm.House” (sermon)

 

Psst! The world is not worth what you’re paying for it!

– eab,

 

“…We can have our heart so full of divine love

that there will be not room for un-forgiveness or bitterness.”

– H Robb French, “8-Rm.House” (sermon)

 

Guess who

“Guess Who visited me today?”

The farmer, gardener, peasant might say.

Not with proud but with a grateful heart.

“Guess Who came and we walked a stretch

Him in His vast greatness, me in my small part.

Him always and eternal – me a former wretch

But He came sweetly to my lowly clay.

Ah, God walked with me today.

– eab, 12/15/16

 

“I challenge the doctrine now being taught that we must enter into a mad rivalry with the Old World in the building of battleships, the doctrine that the only way to preserve peace is to get ready for wars…”

– William J. Bryan /In His Image/

 

Act 17.30

“And the times of this ignorance God winked at;

but now commandeth all men every where to repent:”

 

“The Official Story” is put out by an official (at times a faceless bureaucrat) or one of his employees. It is passed on by people who never question anything an official says. When a person questions “The Official Story” he is suspect, as far as the official is concerned & may be labeled. Life is easier for the official when we accept what he says whether it is ½ truth or no truth. Open. Your. Eyes.

– eab, 11/30/18

 

“He [Christ] warned against investments…

which would divert the affections from the great purpose of life.”

– William J. Bryan /In His Image

 

Evangelists & pastors used to warn about such places as Disneyland & Disneyworld. Now men/women who attend holiness churches & groups from holiness schools go. Were the yesteryear “holiness greats” wrong or are moderns “longing-for-entertainment” wrong? One has to be. I’ll stand with the anointed ministers who graced our platforms. It’s hard to imagine anything of eternal value in such places.

– eab, 12/7/18

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