The Mustard Seed

Be Still With God

I am reminded of a story I used to tell, many times from the pulpit, many years ago. It happened in Tucson, Arizona. There was a certain canyon where Bro. Branham went to pray and where I, too, chose to go one day. I, like this woman in the story, had determined to...

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There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday morning he came to the Church carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. Eyebrows were raised and, as if in response, Pastor Thomas began to speak...

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The Chair

A man's daughter had asked the local priest to come and pray with her father. When the priest arrived, he found the man lying in bed with his head propped up on two pillows and an empty chair beside his bed. The priest assumed that the old fellow had been informed of...

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You Were Right and I Was Wrong

Bruce Barton, one of the original partners in the legendary advertisingagency of Batten, Barton, Durstine, & Osborne, once told the followingstory:"One day on my first job as a young man in New York, a matter came up about which I happened to have the facts. My...

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You Want Heroes?

HTML clipboard You want heroes?Consider Dave Sanders, the school teacher shot to death while trying to shield his students from two Neo-Nazi youth on a bombing and shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Sanders gave his life, along with 12...

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You Took My Place

One day, a man went to visit a church. He arrived early, parked his car, and got out. Another car pulled up near him, and the driver told him, "I always park there. You took my place!"The visitor went inside for Sunday School, found an empty seat, and sat down.A young...

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200 Dollars

Having literally "left all" to serve Christ (Mk.10:28), I had grown in faith as the Lord discipled me through a holy and consecrated soul winner (Bob). We worked with a small dedicated Baptist church in prayer, house to house and public evangelism, as well as...

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