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Five Purposes of God’s People


Sir Christopher Wren was England’s greatest architect of all time.  There is a legend that when St. Paul’s Cathedral was being built, a visitor walked on the site where three stone cutters were working.

He asked the first one, “What are you doing?”  He replied, “Cutting stone. I work four hours in the morning.  Four hours in the afternoon.”

He asked the second man, What are you doing?”  The worker looked up, wiped his brow, and said, “Just making a living.  I earn six pence a day.” Continue reading


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