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When God finds a man who’s willing

And hungry for holy filling

He fills him, like water jars, up to the brim.

God is never known for failing,

Nor “short,” nor unavailing,

When a man is sold all out  to Him.

– eab, 10/22/08

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“…I have been among Episcopalians, Congregationalists, Methodists, Presbyterians, Baptists and members of many other denominations, and I have found that no amount of baptismal water can keep the devil out of the hearts and lives of Christians.”


                – Jonathan Goforth, By My Spirit, (Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, Inc), 119.


Goforth (went to China), probably the greatest Canadian missionary, died this date 10/8/1936.

(underline mine) [Goforth is not saying devil has to stay but water will not keep him out.]

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