2162) Persecution and Church Growth

From an October 2012 Standing Strong Through the Storm daily devotional at :  www.opendoors-usa.org --------------------------- Pastor Samuel Lamb  (1924-2013) ----------------      Pastor Samuel Lamb from southern China celebrated his…

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2161) Thankful for What’s Left

By Sandra P. Aldrich, adapted from her book Living Through the Loss of Someone You Love (1990, Regal) ------------------------------------------      My husband, Don, had always been in charge of the…

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2160) “Earnest People” (part two of two)

Pilgrims Going to Church, 1867, George Henry Boughton  (1833-1905) ---------------------------------------- A Thanksgiving meditation by Billy Graham, first published in Decision magazine, July 1971 ----------------- (...continued) Fourth, the Pilgrims left us…

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2159) “Earnest People” (part one of two)

The Arrival of the Pilgrims, 1864, by Antonio Gisbert  (1835-1901) ---------------------------- A Thanksgiving meditation by Billy Graham, first published in Decision magazine, July 1971 -----------------      Ralph Waldo Emerson…

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2158) The Greatest Wonders

  The Taj Mahal, India, Built 1632-1653 ----------------      A teacher once told her students to list what they considered to be the Seven Wonders of the World.  Most…

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2157) Can’t Quit

------------------------------- By Ray Stedman      Here is the mark of the true believer:  He cannot quit.  When Jesus said to them, 'Will you go away also?', it is clear…

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2154) Help Wanted

"We All Need Help" by John Piper Hebrews 4:16  --  Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace…

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