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[31 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 327 views]

A recent article from AFP news recounts an archaeological find in Jerusalem: a famed 1,500-year-old street which had been lost for centuries.
There was a map that showed the existence of a thoroughfare… the main road into the city of Jerusalem… that had been missing for years. Time and tradition had obscured it, and even another road was laid overtop of it. Through a diligent excavation, the old path was dug up and revealed.
Jeremiah 6:16
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, …

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[29 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 411 views]

Sermon illustration in this.
How often souls are “dropped”… perhaps there are those who are willing to sound the alarm? Perhaps there are those who are willing to “gather by the river” to rescue them?
Or perhaps there will be many who simply drive by, watching through the safety of their car window and do absolutely nothing?
A father allegedly threw his four-year-old daughter off a bridge in front of the girl’s two young brothers and scores of motorists during rush hour in Melbourne today.
Witnesses said Arthur Phillip Freeman, 35, suddenly stopped his …