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Celebrating Amanda Berry Smith:"The Singing Pilgrim"

Amanda Berry Smith was born into a poor slave family in Maryland, USA, in 1837. Her father and mother were Bible believing Christians and Amanda later referred to the prayers of her maternal grandmother as being instrumental in her salvation. 1,142 more words

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Jesus Was Cool About Breaking The Rules

So there I was, frantically squeezing my feet into my brown school shoes, eyeing the wall clock with alarm and breathlessly leaping onto the back of the school bus as it pulled away from the bus stop. 1,310 more words

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“Foolishness” mumbled the soldier

Casting lots for the rabbi’s garment

“An utter waste of a good man’s life”

“Serves him right” spat the Pharisee

Nodding to himself self righteously… 252 more words

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The First Day Of The Rest Of Our Lives

We spoke little as we hurried through the streets of Jerusalem. Slivers of warm sunlight were already piercing the dying darkness as the long night fled away. 1,984 more words

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Silent Encounter

What can I say about that infamous night?

How weary we were

As we followed Him to the garden

He prayed, we slept,

He woke us, again we slept… 871 more words

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Into The Stillness

Forever drawing me back

You watch

as I run frantically

from one chaos to the next

seeking to arrive, but never arriving

living the lie: 384 more words

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Celebrating: Blandina of Lyons

It was the year 177 AD in the town of Lyons, France (then called Gaul). The Roman Emperor was Marcus Aurelius. Christianity had arrived in Lyons 25 years earlier through the missionary Pothinus, who became the First Bishop of Lyons.   743 more words

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