Go Tell It…

It was around 1865 that John Wesley Work, Jr. wrote the words to the African-American spiritual “Go Tell It on the Mountain”. One of the verses of the song goes like this: Down in a lowly manger Our humble Christ was born And God send us salvation, That blessed Christmas morn: Go, Tell It On …

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What A Friend

Joseph Scriven was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1819. His family was rather prosperous, and he enjoyed a good life. He graduated from Trinity College, and was soon engaged to be married. However, his fiancee accidentally drowned the day before they were to be married. He decided he needed a complete change after that tragic …

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Warning Signs

Recently, three young tourists when visiting Yosemite National Park in California were swept over the Vernal Falls. One of the tourists, a young woman, was no doubt drawn by the alluring beauty of the raging waterfall and the fast moving River below. Tragically she slipped on a rock above the falls. Two friends reached out …

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He Is Faithful

In Yellowstone National Park there is a geyser that in 1870 was named “Old Faithful” because of the legend that dates back to that time that said the geyser erupted every hour on the hour. However, the actual times between eruptions can be anywhere from 35 to 120 minutes or more. Its eruptions last from …

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Trust Him!

Many times the simplest things in life are the hardest to do. We often times try to make the Christian life much more difficult than it really should be. There are those who try to philosophize everything, and those who try to find “hidden meaning” in the Bible. However, the words taken from the hymn …

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