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Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln
Give Thanks This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving celebrations, on American soil, predate the Pilgrims. Spanish explorers celebrated a day of thanksgiving in 1541 (Palo Duro Canyon, Texas), and again, in 1598 (El Paso, Texas). French Huguenot colonists did so in 1564 (Saint Augustine, Florida). English settlers … Continue reading
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Abe Lincoln is credited with saying: “You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” There is … Continue reading
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Sharpen the Ax (And Use It)
“If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but wisdom brings success” (Ecclesiastes 10:10). This passage teaches that there is wisdom in preparation. Things go better when one has prepared … Continue reading
In The News: How Many Heard?
We read in the Bible of Jesus and the apostles speaking before large crowds of people. Could so many really hear and understand what was said? This is a question asked by critics of the Bible. It is also joked … Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, beatitudes, Preachers, Preaching, science, sermon on mount Tagged Abraham Lincoln, agnieszka roginsha, areopagus, benjamin franklin, braxton boren, george whitefield, gettysburg address, gossip game, hearing, how many heard, in the news, Joel N. Shurkin, life of brian, listening, mars hill, miraculous amplification, monte python, moses, mt. sinai, nyu, p.a.system, public address system, sermon on mount, speaking Leave a comment
What Would You Do? (Part 2)
The year was 1848. Abraham Lincoln’s stepbrother, John Johnston, who had a history of financial problems, requested Abe’s help in a financial matter. Abe responded by letter (Dec. 24). Here is an excerpt. “Your request for eighty dollars, I do … Continue reading
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Some church members have been duped into believing that Christian principles should be checked at the door of the voting booth. (1) Some have been told that the First Amendment requires this. It does no such thing. All the First … Continue reading
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