Justice? Or Grace?

Abraham Lincoln

The Lord is my strength and my defense; He has become my salvation. Psalm 118:14Today is Lincoln's birthday, so a story about the great president is not out of line.This anecdote begins when the president was visited by a state delegation composed of unhappy people....

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Two Elderly Sisters

Proverbs 19:22 What a man desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar.Years ago, when I ministered in Scotland, there were two elderly sisters in the congregation. Both of them had been members of the church all of their lives. One of them lived on a...

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The Pink Ballerina

When I was small there were two items I coveted.The first was a china tea set and the second was a Ballerina jewelry box. My best friend, Julia, possessed both. Each time I visited her home we would have a tea party. Julia's tea set was of delicate fine china. The...

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He Will Pay Back Trouble

"God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you" - 2 Thessalonians 1:6The symbol for justice is the figure of a woman who is blindfolded, with a scale in one hand and a sword in the other. It is a representation of the Greek goddess Themis. Themis is...

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