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It is more important that you trust the Rock of Ages than that you know the age of the rocks.

                – William Jennings Bryan, Bible and Its Enemies, The

                                 (Chicago: Bible Institute Colportage Ass’n, 1921) 39.

 

No mental processes can stop the mad race for money.  Man must be born again. 

                – William Jennings Bryan, Bible and Its Enemies, The

                                 (Chicago: Bible Institute Colportage Ass’n, 1921) 43.

 

Evil forces do not hurt for men to do their bidding.  Today is the day (5/5/1925) that a young high school biology teacher, John Scopes, was arrested for teaching the “theory of evolution” in Dayton, Tennessee. 

William Jennings Bryan, a Christian rightly defended the Bible and right in the “Scopes Monkey Trial.”  Mr. Bryan, three times contender (Democrat) for the presidency of the US, died shortly after this historic trial.

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“The most important thing is to know the will of God concerning one’s life,

i.e., to know what he wishes us to do and fulfill it.”

 

William Jennings Bryan, three times a contender for the Presidency of the United States of America wrote the above words in a letter on this date (2/2/1907).  Bryan was a Democrat and a Christian.  He penned these words to Leo Tolstoy who was a Russian and a Christian.  Tolstoy’s greatest work was also the largest novel in the world War and Peace.

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