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1Jo 4.21 +

 

1Jo 4.21

“And this commandment have we from him,

That he who loveth God love his brother also.”

 

“White! Bright! Oh, I like that. Their robes are…glistening, bright.

Don’t let any of the atmosphere of this world besmirch them. Don’t let it fade them.”

– S D Herron, sermon (uncertain date)

 

What happened to our schools? #6

Third McGuffey Reader (4th – 5th grade, Rev.,1920) had these Christian words:

Church, 2 times (pp.51,73)   Commandment, 4 times (pp. 204-206)   Conscience (p.131) Example:

Definitions Commandments, holy laws recorded in the Bible

(Lesson LXXVII, “Holding the Fort” – no author sited)

 

“It is a wonderful thing about the Bible –

it can say so much in such little space.”

– S D Herron, sermon (uncertain date)

 

Ancient of days

The oldest thing we earthly know,

Was once as young as falling snow.

Ancient hills were once fresh dirt;

Your coat was once a lone, sheep’s “shirt.”

All we know had a launching day.

A point beyond which it had no sway.

All except for our glorious, great God,

He alone precedes sky, sea, and sod.

– eab, 3/10/09

 

Jude 24

“Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling &

to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.”

 

Pastor – if your goal is to make your church well-liked in the community, and if it’s your goal that you be well-like, then consider ball courts, or picnics, or other social outreaches similar to nominal churches. However, it should be your goal to make Jesus Loved & nothing will do that better than an on-fire worship services where He is in charge & you (like your congregation) are hushed or “hallelujahing” in His presence.

– eab, 3/5/19

 

“Genuine prayer is never ‘good works,’ an exercise, or a pious attitude,

but it is always the prayer of a child to a Father.”

– Dietrich Bonoeffer, /Cost…Discipleship/

 

Marriage is NOT an experiment. Please stop acting like it is! It is for life! Marriage is God’s highest & best life for us on earth – after the eternal salvation He also planned for us.

– eab, 3/10/19

 

“The messengers are to deliver their testimony

to the riches of their Lord in royal poverty.”

– Dietrich Bonoeffer, /Cost…Discipleship/

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