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A personal appeal from Ron Paul

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Legalism Hunter and Her Hit List

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Facebook post by Stacy McDonald: An Expose’ of the Legalistic Anti-Legalist: While *true* legalism is a real issue, these days, anyone with any sort of convictions may be accused of legalism. How can a “legalism hunter” actually be a true legalist in disguise and how do they choose who goes on their hit list? Here’s […]

A Literary Nightmare — A Short Story by Mark Twain

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

Will the reader please to cast his eye over the following lines, and see if he can discover anything harmful in them? Conductor, when you receive a fare, Punch in the presence of the passenjare! A blue trip slip for an eight-cent fare, A buff trip slip for a six-cent fare, A pink trip slip […]

Arrian — Ancient Historian

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Arrian (Flavius Arrianus) C. A.D. 96-180 Arrian was a Greek, born in Nicomedia. Emperor Hadrian appointed him Governor of Cappadocia from A.D 131 to 137, and he saw some military service. Arrian is considered the prime historian of Alexander the Great, but since he was not alive during Alexander’s reign, his history would not be […]

Some of Our Memories of Rosie Burger

Monday, June 20th, 2011

About 25 years ago we moved to Mercer County and became neighbors to the Burgers. They were this old couple which lived on the other side of the creek. Interestingly, now that they’re gone, we’ve become the old couple that lives on the other side of the creek – about the same age they were […]

One Free Ticket to 2011 Family Reformation Ladies Tea on July 23 in Metamora, Illinois

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Join us for the 2011 Family Reformation Ladies Tea! The theme of this year’s tea is Idols of the Heart: Learning to Worship God Alone. Be refreshed and renewed with inspirational teaching, testimonies, music, and fellowship, as well as a delicious, gourmet style lunch! Be inspired and encouraged as… * Becky Morecraft (wife of pastor […]

Leonard Ravenhill on Prayer

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Prayer is another way of telling God that we have all confidence in Him but no confidence in our own native powers. Strong men (self-strong) neglect prayer, or sometimes slight or ignore it, and therefore show their self esteem and their near-independence of divine help. But weak men cry to God, because God’s strength is […]

Bearing the Sting by A. B. Simpson

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Bearing the Sting “He opened not his mouth” (Isa. 53:7). How much grace it requires to bear a misunderstanding rightly, and to receive an unkind judgment in holy sweetness! Nothing tests the Christian character more than to have some evil thing said about him. This is the file that soon proves whether we are electro-plate […]

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