Never Repeat What Someone Said Someone Said

Posted by on 10.11.07 in Devotional, Quotes

I first heard this piece of advice about five years ago from a gifted Christian leader. He was speaking at a Bible conference and in the course of his message advised us to “never repeat what someone said someone said.” It only gets you in trouble.This is especially important advice when you are angry and in the midst of so …

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Corrie Ten Boom and Martin Luther

Posted by on 6.25.07 in Quotes

Here are two follow-up quotes to my sermon Hold Lightly What You Value Greatly.”I have learned to hold all things loosely, so God will not have to pry them out of my hands.” Corrie ten Boom (Thanks to Duane Follman)”I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands …

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Dr. Falwell’s Final Quote

Posted by on 5.16.07 in Current Events, Quotes

A few days ago Jerry Falwell penned his final “Falwell Confidential” column called Bible History, Prophecy, and World War III. The closing paragraph serves as a good summary of his life:With the world on the brink of pandemonium, it is our responsibility to point people -no matter their heritage, ethnicity or religion – to …

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Thought for the Day

Posted by on 5.16.07 in Quotes

“You can be right about everything all the time or you can have friends. But you can’t do both.”That thought comes from this column by John Armstrong.

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Just Do It

Posted by on 12.3.06 in Quotes

“Nothing would be done at all if a man waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.” Cardinal John Henry Newman

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The Sin Underneath All Our Sins

Posted by on 11.26.06 in Quotes

“The sin underneath all our sins is the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and that we must take matters into our own hands.” Martin Luther

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Thanksgiving Morning

Posted by on 11.23.06 in Quotes

I’m sitting at my desk looking out the window at the lake next to our cabin. The rising sun fills the tops of the trees, chasing away the darkness. The sky is clear-blue with not a cloud in sight. And there is no wind to speak of. A clear, calm, cool morning in northeast Mississippi. A little while ago I drove down t …

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The Best Time to Plant a Tree

Posted by on 8.15.06 in China, Quotes

“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is today.” Chinese proverb

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Sunday, May 16, 2004

Posted by on 5.16.04 in Quotes

6:49 AM Sunday shout-out to Ken Dawson, Randy Wilson, George Cominos, Jim Boult, Norma Britt, Marilyn Garapolo, Helen Schultz, Tom Perrault, and to all the brand-new graduates of Moody Bible Institute. We welcome friends and family members of those graduates who worship with us this morning. 6:44 AM Big news from the sports…

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Monday, May 3, 2004

Posted by on 5.3.04 in Quotes

10:24 AM Robert P. George & Gerard V. Bradley explain why the Catholic Church is justified in withholding communion from Catholic politicians who advocate abortion. By the way, in referencing articles about the Catholic position on communion, I don’t mean to gloss over the profound differences between the Catholic doctrine …

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