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Glimpses of  Greatness

Was he married?

 Who was he, really?

 Who were his contemporaries?

 What was he like out of the pulpit?

 What about his prayer life?

 Where was he born?

 Where did his travels take him?

 When did she teach?

 When did he write that?

 Why did she have that impact?

 Why was he so successful?

 What about his sense of humor?

 Glimpses of Greatness can answer some of the above and can tell you a bit more.  It is Edgar Bryan’s attempt to share personal insights in the lives of fifty-four (54) people he has personally heard and/or knew.

1.   Earl Adams

2.   Leroy (Mrs) Adams

3.   J. Wesley Adock

4.   V. O.  Agan

5.   E. B. Annabel

6.   Duncan Campbell

7.   Ray Chamberlain

8.   John W. Colwell

9.   T. W. Comadoll

10. Millard Downing

11. Wilfred Edwards

12. H. L. Ferguson

13. Paul W. Finch

14. R. G. Flexon

15. Dempsy W. Fossit

16. C. Ponder Frederick

17. Geraldine French

18. H. Robb French      

19. Glenn Griffith

20. Vance Havner

21. George Hawthorne

22. Steve D. Herron

23. Jack Holcom

24. Andrew Johnson

25. John F. Kennedy

26. Bert King

27. O. L. King

28. Jerry H. Lawson

29. August Luelf

30. E. G.  Marsh

31. I. Parker Maxey

32. Thurman McCoy

33. Warren C. McIntire

34. Henry Morris

35. Nettie Peabody

36. Leonard Ravenhill

37. Remus Rehfeldt

38. Rufus Reisdorph

39. Marguerite Reiss

40. Harry Shreve

41. Oswald J. Smith

42. William Steen         

43. Harry Straight

44. J. D. Sumner

45. J. Percy Trueblood

46. George B. Vernon, Jr

47. J. D. Webb, Sr.

48. Mom White

49. C. B. Widmeyer

50. Leslie D. Wilcox

51. Howard Williams

52. Jimmy Willis

53. Richard Wurmbrandt

54. Alvin (Mrs) York

 Find out how to get YOUR copy of Glimpses of Greatness.  PLACE “Glimpses of Greatness” on the subject line when you email. eabryan1@aol.com

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Sin as an act must be forgiven; sin as a principle must be cleansed.

   – R G Flexon, Rudiments of Romans (Indianapolis: Pilgrim Publishing House, 1952), 17.

 

Native timidity is no sign of a lack of grace, and native boldness is not sign of any degree of grace.

    – R G Flexon, Rudiments of Romans (Indianapolis: Pilgrim Publishing House, 1952), 41

               

Actions may be colored by circumstances, early training, mental attitudes or physical ability, while the intentions are perfectly pure.

   – R G Flexon, Rudiments of Romans (Indianapolis: Pilgrim Publishing House, 1952), 42.

 

Conscience, which is largely influenced by education, cannot always be trusted…

   – R G Flexon, Rudiments of Romans (Indianapolis: Pilgrim Publishing House, 1952), 49.

 

Someone may ask, “Did not Daniel resist the powers of his day and disobeyed the king’s decree?”  No.  He chose penalty rather than obedience, because there was a moral issue at stake.

   – R G Flexon, Rudiments of Romans (Indianapolis: Pilgrim Publishing House, 1952), 52.

Richard G. (Gant) Flexon was born this date (6/18/1895).  He was a preacher, writer, and man of prayer, with a wide influence in the Pilgrim Holiness Church of his day.  He passed away 4/19/1982.

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