July 28, 2012


You seem to imagine that I have no ups and downs, but just a level and lofty stretch of spiritual attainment with unbroken joy and equanimity. By no means! I am often perfectly wretched and everything appears most murky.” So wrote the man who was called in his day “The Greatest Preacher in the English-speaking...
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On this day in 1861, Willis Folsom, a Choctaw Indian who had been converted and had trained to be a missionary among both his own people and the white settlers, wrote in his diary: “This day I tried to preach in Choctaw (his native tongue) and in English but I got confused.” A severe sickness...
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Today’s reading Isaiah 1-4 Isaiah 1:19 If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land: God has prepared good things for us. He loves us and wants only the best for us. The question is not the goodness of the Lord but the willingness and obedience of us, His children....
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