Posts from January 2018

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Sound Words, January 28 2018

by Paul R. Blake

Thinking about God By Kent Heaton “But know that the Lord has set apart for Himself him who is godly; the Lord will hear when I call to Him. Be angry, and do not sin. Meditate within your heart on your bed, and be still: (Psalm 4:3-4). Dee Bowman said, “It is hard to sin […]

Moments Wisdom – January 28, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom –He who buys what he does not need steals from himself. –The proud man has no God; the envious man has no neighbors; the angry man does not have himself. –Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body. –When you are confronted by an opponent, conquer him with love. –Anger blows […]

Sound Words, January 21 2018

by Paul R. Blake

The Sermon Preached by the Snow By Paul R. Blake It dropped seven and a half inches of snow Friday evening and Saturday morning last week. I went out and shoveled the snow from the sidewalks, porch, and driveway. We had the parking lot plowed and the Rhodes family salted it. It started snowing again […]

Moments Wisdom – January 14, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom –It is not necessary to tell your friends about your indigestion or backache. “How are you?” is a greeting, not a question. –An apology is a friendship preserver, an antidote for hatred, never a sign of weakness; it costs nothing but one’s pride, always saves more than it costs, and is a […]

Sound Words, January 14 2018

by Paul R. Blake

No Guarantee By Coral Blake There is nothing quite like taking care of someone who is your own age and is also dying of cancer. My first thought was, “He/she is too young to die,” and my second was, “So am I.” The whole shift was spent tearing at my heart, and quite honestly I […]

Sound Words – January 7, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

Who is My Enemy? By Stephen Auman A lawyer stood up to put Jesus to the test, and asked, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” In the ensuing dialog, they quickly agreed that one of the requirements was to love one’s neighbor as one’s self. But the lawyer, wanting to justify himself, […]

Moments Wisdom – January 7, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom –Pain nourishes courage. You cannot be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. –It is innocence when it charms us; it is ignorance when it irritates us. –If you are suffering from a bad man’s injustice, forgive him lest there be two bad men. –There are two types of […]

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