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“Entertainment opens the floodgates and

literally submerges the church in worldliness.”

– Beverly Carradine, from his book Church Entertainments

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We love to give to those we love.

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 5.

…We give the name of virtues to our vices and go on self-deceived.                  

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 19.

The church was never sent to entertain men.                                         

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 23.

All men have not the same means to be generous.  But all have the same power to be liberal.     

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 36.

Entertainment opens the floodgates and literally submerges the church in worldliness.

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 59.

Time does not and cannot regenerate.  

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 71.

God wants the church to be a perfect contrast to the world.      

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 78.

The giver gives character to the gift.

– Beverly Carradine, Church Entertainments, original printer/date unknown; reprint, Salem, OH: Allegheny Pub., 1989, 87.

Beverly Carradine was converted to Christ this date, 7/12/187 and became a great Methodist evangelist.

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“Politics, election returns, Associated Press dispatches, questions of reform and many other matters can and will, if we are not careful, become switch-lines to take the Divine electricity out of our souls.”

                   – Beverly Carradine, Heart Talks (Cincinnati: God’s Bible School and College, n.d.), 125.

 

 

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