Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

Deceiving Men

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

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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

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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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