Posts from May 2013

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COURAGEOUS CHRISTIAN

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COURAGEOUS CHRISTIAN Recently I attended a luncheon hearing a Vietnam hero held prisoner in the Hanoi Hilton for over five years, the same time Senator John McCain was held. The main topic of his talk was what this experience taught him regarding leadership. His final and most stressed point was the need for courage in […]

Twenty and One

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The Twenty and the One A well-worn one-dollar bill and a similarly distressed twenty-dollar bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be retired. As they moved along the conveyor belt to be burned, they struck up a conversation. The twenty-dollar bill reminisced about its travels all over the country. “I’ve had a pretty good life,” the twenty proclaimed. […]

BEST PRAYER

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The Best Way To Pray A priest, a minister and a guru sat discussing the best positions for prayer, while a telephone repairman worked nearby “Kneeling is definitely the best way to pray,” the priest said. “No,” said the minister. “I get the best results standing with my hands outstretched to Heaven.” “You’re both wrong,” the guru said. “The […]

SHOW AND TELL

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Show and Tell A kindergarten teacher gave her class a “show and tell” assignment. Each student was instructed to bring in an object that represented their religion to share with the class. The first student got up in front of the class and said, “My name is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is a Star […]

THE USHER

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The Usher An elderly woman walked into the local country church. The friendly usher greeted her at the door and helped her up the flight of steps. “Where would you like to sit?” he asked politely. “The front row, please,” she answered. “You really don’t want to do that,” the usher said. “The pastor is really boring.” “Do you happen […]

THE PICNIC

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The Picnic A Jewish Rabbi and a Catholic Priest met at the town’s annual 4th of July picnic. Old friends, they began their usual banter. “This baked ham is really delicious,” the priest teased the rabbi. “You really ought to try it. I know it’s against your religion, but I can’t understand why such a wonderful food should be […]

Does God Want Everyone to be Catholic?

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AUGIE ASKS # 38 Does God Want Everyone to be Catholic?Augie Answers: Yes as in “Universal” Christian, the original meaning of “catholic”. Now if you mean Roman Catholic the Catholic Church teaches, no. A story is told of a “pilgrim” about to finish his sojourning and at a distance sees St.Peter at the Pearly Gates […]

WHO ARE SAINTS?

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AUGIE ASKS #36: Because Catholics pray to saints Is it permissible for a Catholic to pray to me seeing that all born again Christians are biblical viewed as saints? FB“To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. ” Saints become saints when they acknowledge […]

CHURCH

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CHURCH My How Things Have Changed (And Not For The Better) The Lord’s Supper has changed from a celebration to a ceremony. Worship has changed from participation to observation. Witness has changed from relationship to salesmanship. Leadership has changed from servanthood to professionalism. Mission has changed from being missionaries to supporting missionaries. Body life has […]

SILENT RESPONSE

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SILENT RESPONSE A NATURAL SUPERNATURAL SILENT HEART RESPONSE TO THE INTERNAL CALL TO REPENTANCE. In my spiritual journey I have been exposed to many forms of responding to a call to repentance and acknowledgement of salvation; raised hand, signed card, repeating a prayer, etc. After hearing a message by Brian Hardin of “Daily Audio Bible” […]