Posts from August 2018

Posts from August 2018

Sound Words, August 26, 2018

The Devil’s Yard Sale By Alan Tison and James Fifth One day, the Devil laid out his gleaming, razor-edged tools upon a worn and ancient wooden table. He announced a “fire” sale and carefully marked the price upon each tool: ANGER: $100, RESENTMENT: $400, HATRED: $600, etc. Each tool sold almost as quickly as it was placed upon the table. Toward the end of the day, a crooked old man in tattered rags approached. The man eyed the tools that…

Sound Words, August 19, 2018

Life’s Little Lessons XXI Seeing in the Dark I once had to go and meet one of my brothers somewhere, and it was night, and I was walking. I remember that when I reached him, he mentioned that he had seen me coming a long way off, and that even in the dark he knew right away that it was me by the way that I walk. There are a lot of times in our lives when situations seem to…

Moments Wisdom – August 19, 2018

A Moments Wisdom –Happy is the man who can laugh at himself; he will never cease to be amused. –If you are suffering from a bad man’s injustice, forgive him, lest there be two bad men. –True charity doesn’t care if the cause is tax deductible or not. –Set a shining example today and your tomorrow will seem much brighter. –More hearts pine away in secret anguish from unkindness from those who should be their comforters, than from any other…

Sound Words, August 12, 2018

One Solitary Life By Kent Heaton “Therefore, as through one man’s offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man’s righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous” (Rom. 5:18-19). Dr. James Allan Francis wrote a powerful story about the life of Jesus. He writes, “Let us turn…

Moments Wisdom – August 5, 2018

–The best way to understand the difficult parts of the Bible is to first read and obey the easy parts. –I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him. –All people love those who love them. It is unique that Christians love those who hate them. –When you are in the right, you can afford to hold your temper. When you are in the wrong, you can’t afford to lose it. –More souls are won…

Sound Words, August 5, 2018

Life’s Little Lessons XX  Practicing What You Preach “Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to His disciples, saying: The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. Therefore whatever they tell you to observe, that observe and do, but do not do according to their works; for they say, and do not do” (Matt. 23:1-3). A certain fountain pen salesman persuaded a merchant to order 500 dozen pens. He was writing the order in his notebook when suddenly the…