May 21, 2014 · 6:24 am
Telling the Truth or accepting something as absolute truth is definitely on the decline in our age of relativism, subjectivism, and secularism. Our culture reminds me of this old story.
A businessman was interviewing applicants for the position of divisional manager. He devised a simple test to select the most suitable person for the job. He asked each applicant the question, “What is two and two?” Continue reading →
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April 8, 2013 · 8:18 am
A businessman was interviewing applicants for the position of divisional manager. He devised a simple test to select the most suitable person for the job. He asked each applicant the question, “What is two and two?”
The first interviewee was a journalist. His answer was “twenty-two.”
The second applicant was an engineer. He pulled out a calculator and showed the answer to be between 3.999 and 4.001.
The next person was a lawyer. He stated that in the case of Jenkins v. Commr. of Stamp Duties, two and two was proven to be four.
The last applicant was an accountant. The businessman asked him, “How much is two and two?”
The accountant got up from his chair, went over to the door, closed it then came back and sat down. He leaned across the desk and said in a low voice, Continue reading →
October 6, 2012 · 7:35 am
Those who are regular readers know that I post 5 days a week—Monday-Friday. However, this month I am participating in the Ultimate Blog Challenge. The challenge for bloggers is to post something every day in the month of October.
My plan is to use Saturday to share a little humorous story with a short, simple moral to it. And on Sunday to post a seed thought pertaining to the Lord’s Day.
So, to start, here’s one of my favorite stories….. Continue reading →
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August 30, 2012 · 6:14 am
Tuesday night I watched with interest several of the RNC speakers. The diversity was interesting. Not only from the standpoint of race or gender, but of speaking style and content. Probably the most interesting contrasts were the final two speakers–Ann Romney and Governor Chris Christie. Mrs. Romney presented a warm, personal and heart-felt plea for us to know her husband better. And Christie was feisty, fervent and fiery in his presentation. The governor had several quotable lines from his speech. One that I particularly liked was this statement. Continue reading →
August 22, 2012 · 6:20 am
Winston Churchill once said, “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” This is not only true in physical and material matters, but it is often true spiritually as well.
When Jesus came to earth He was the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy. Over 300 statements are made by the Ancient Oracles regarding the Messiah. Yet, John records, “he came unto his own and his own received him not” (Jn. 1:11). Continue reading →
July 5, 2012 · 7:02 am
Freedom. It’s word that swells with emotion within our hearts. Freedom is synonymous with America. The Flag. July 4th. Fireworks.
Freedom speaks of the state of independence.Liberty. And a lack of restrictions. It is an opportunity to exercise one’s rights. To pursue your dreams. To fulfill your spirit’s longing. Continue reading →
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March 23, 2012 · 6:06 am
Leon Mauldin tells about seeing a message on a church marquee that read: “A church with few answers, many questions, but great faith.” On the surface that sounds good. It sounds humble. Here is a church open, willing to consider everything from a fresh perspective. A church not rigid, not bound by traditionalism. Continue reading →