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[30 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 701 views]

In the end it’s not the years in your life that matter, but the life in your years.

Illustrations and Research »

[30 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 7,917 views]

The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.
A Bible in the University of Gottingen is written on 2,470 palm leaves.
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, the Society of Gideons, and the International Bible Society, the number of new Bibles that are sold, given away, or otherwise distributed in the United States is about 168,000 per day.
The Bible can be read aloud in 70 hours.
There are 8,674 …

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[29 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 404 views]

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

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[27 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 411 views]

Holiness needs to be in the heart not in the fist. (author unknown)

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[26 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 259 views]

Great souls are always loyally submissive, reverent to what is over them: only small mean souls are otherwise.

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[25 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 327 views]

True friends will stab you in the front.

Quotes »

[24 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 309 views]

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

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[23 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 246 views]

An atheist’s most embarrassing moment is when he feels profoundly thankful for something, but can’t think of anyone to thank for it….”

Inspiration »

[22 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 306 views]

By Richard S Willoughby
Sunday 14th December 2008
Today I had my first gut-wrenching cry since this odyssey of sickness began. It was deep and guttural. Once started, it washed over me in spasms. I ask God if I was doing anything wrong. I repented. I loathed my weaknesses and inconsistencies. I ask him why he had forsaken me. I knew full well he had not but I was confessing feelings not faith. I ask Him if what I was exhibiting was faith and if not he must show me, help me, …

Illustrations and Research, Sermon Starters »

[21 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 451 views]

This news article describes a pilot who was not certified to land this particular plane in the given climate conditions. There are several sermon uses for this article, from “I can do all things through Christ” to, “the 5 unprepared virgins”, to “flying blind (faith)” etc. If you have other thoughts, please leave them in the comments below.
A British passenger plane was forced to turn back minutes before landing in Paris because the pilot of 30 years’ experience was not qualified to land in fog, an airline confirmed on Thursday.
Speaking …