Daily Archives April 10, 2015

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\”After I\’m dead I\’d rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.\”

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I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.?

Prayer Upsets Some People

Thought you might enjoy this interesting prayer given in Kansas at the opening session of their Senate. It seems prayer still upsets some people.

When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new session of the Kansas Senate, everyone was expecting the usual generalities, but this is what they heard:

\”Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask Your forgiveness and to seek Your direction and guidance. We know Your Word says, \”Woe to those who call evil good\”, but that is exactly what we have done.

We have lost our spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values. We confess that.

We have ridiculed the absolute truth of Your Word and called it Pluralism;

We have worshipped other gods and called it multicultism

We have endorsed perversion and called it alternative lifestyle;

We have ex...

Does Everyone Know the Story of the Good Samaritan?

A Sunday school teacher was telling her class the story of the Good Samaritan, in which a man was beaten, robbed and left for dead.

She described the situation in vivid detail so her students would catch the drama. Then she asked the class, \”If you saw a person lying on the roadside all wounded and bleeding, what would you do?\”

A thoughtful little girl broke the hushed silence. \”I think I\’d be sick.\”

The Power of Encouragement

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him if they were any good, or if they at least showed potential talent.

Rossetti looked them over carefully. After the first few, he knew that they were worthless, showing not the least sign of artistic talent. But Rossetti was a kind man, and he told the elderly man as gently as possible that the pictures were without much value and showed little talent. He was sorry, but he could not lie to the man.

The visitor was disappointed, but seemed to expect Rossetti?s judgment...