No Comfort for the soul
inflicted by sin but Jesus
from sinly sin
He lifted me.
Bible, reading not enough
When Karl Marx was 17 years old, he wrote a fantastic explanation of part of John's gospel. Theologians agree with most of what he said. But he eventually rejected the Bible's authority and during his adult life called himself an atheist, a communist-anything but a Christian.
And Nikita Kruschev, former premier of Russia, read the Bible when he was a boy. Yet later, he made it his ambition to buy the church in the Soviet Union. Instead, he is buried and the church continues to grow. (from, What is a Real Christian, Multunomah Press)
Leonard Ravenhill tells of a group of tourists visiting a picturesque village. One person turned to an elderly man and asked, "Were any great men born in this village?" The old man replied, "Nope, only babies. Greatness and leadership are not born - build slowly, crafted day by day.
Bruce Larson tells of going to a Florida family reunion. Out driving, saw a sign, "Naturists ...
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