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Tongue Twisters at Corinth (19 of 21)
Series: 1 Corinthians
1 Corinthians 14:1-40
I - The Mere Place of Tongues (1 - 11)
II - The Minimal Position of Tongues (12 - 19)
III - The Main Purpose of Tongues (20 - 25)
IV - The Mandated Procedure of Tongues (26 - 28)
V - The Mentioned Preliminaries of Tongues (29 - 40)
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Theme: ''Discussing the place and procedure of the gift of tongues''
A Chinese boy who wanted to learn about jade went to study with a talented old teacher. This gentle man put a piece of the precious stone into his hand and told him to hold it tight. Then he began to talk of philosophy, men, women, the sun and almost everything under it. After an hour he took back the stone and sent the boy home. The procedure was repeated for several weeks. The boy became frustrated. When would he be told about the jade? He was too polite, however, to question the wisdom of his venerable teacher. Then one day, when the old man put a stone into his hands, the boy cried out instinctively, 'That's not jade!''
H. Robinson, Biblical Preaching
If you're planning to vacation in Zambia, beware of the street-corner ''emerald vendors.'' And if you're driving, be prepared for some confusion in the streets, owing to stolen traffic lights. The two warnings are related: The traffic light thieves are selling green glass chips to unsuspecting tourists who think they're getting bargain-basement emeralds.
Reader's Digest, March, 1980
An estimated 10,000 physicians have phony foreign medical degrees that brought one broker of fraudulent diplomas $1.5 million over three years, a congressional panel was told Friday. Claude Pepper, Democrat-Florida, said many American citizens may be receiving medical treatment from doctors who lied on their medical school loan applications, and used the money not to go to school but to pay a broker for fake documents claiming they co ...
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