Monthly Archives: April 2012

Middle C

Lloyd C. Douglas, the author of The Robe and other novels, lived in a boarding house when he was a student. On the first floor of that boarding house lived a retired music teacher who was in poor health, unable … Continue reading

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THE UNGRATEFUL SCORPION

I recently read a parable about an old man who used to meditate each day by the Ganges River in India. One morning he saw a scorpion floating on the water. When the scorpion drifted near the old man he … Continue reading

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WHERE GOD IS NOT ANYTHING IS PERMITTED

WHERE GOD IS NOT ANYTHING IS PERMITTED By Tom Moore “And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, which knew not the LORD, nor yet the works which he had done … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #16

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #16 The Swearing Of Oaths (Matthew 5:33-37) INTRODUCTION A. Are you a man or woman of your word? 1. When you say “yes” or “no” to something, do people take it as “gospel” (i.e., truth)? … Continue reading

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THAT’S ALL I WANT

A little girl reciting the 23rd Psalm began, “The Lord is my shepherd; that’s all I want.” Maybe she missed the wording, but she sure got the theology right. To have Jesus as our Shepherd is indeed a great blessing. … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU SEE?

We are all watchers but few of us really see. Many watched the birds fly, but it was the Wright brothers who saw that their wings were curved on the upper surface, thus enabling us to fly, too. Many had … Continue reading

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ITS NOT MY FAULT!

Man is inclined, when he is wrong, to lay the blame on someone else. He is like the small boy who was standing on the cat’s tail. The mother, hearing the terrible outburst from the cat, called from the next … Continue reading

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