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Forget The 40 Winks If You Didn’t Bring A Pillow.

It is while the Apostle Mark is dealing (under the direct inspiration of the Holy Spirit) with “Christ’s Enduring Majesty” that a person sees a peculiar object, that doesn’t normally go along with oars, nets, anchor, and sails with a fishing boat and that’s, “A PILLOW”.  (Both the Apostle Matthew, Matt . 8:23-27, and the…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: George H.W. Bush

“My first act as President is a prayer. I ask you to bow your heads. Heavenly Father, we bow our heads and thank You for Your love. Accept our thanks for the peace that yields this day and the shared faith that makes its continuance likely. Make us strong to do Your work, willing to…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: George Washington

“O eternal and everlasting God, I presume to present myself this morning before thy Divine majesty, beseeching thee to accept of my humble and hearty thanks, that it hath pleased thy great goodness to keep and preserve me the night past from all the dangers poor mortals are subject to, and has given me sweet…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: Ronald Reagan

“To preserve our blessed land we must look to God… It is time to realize that we need God more than He needs us… We also have His promise that we could take to heart with regard to our country, that “If my people, which are called by my name shall humble themselves, and pray…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: Thomas Jefferson

“Almighty God, Who has given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will. Bless our land with honorable ministry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion, from pride and…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: James Madison

“The source to which I look or the aids which alone can supply my deficiencies is in the well-tried intelligence and virtue of my fellow-citizens, and in the counsels of those representing them in the other departments associated in the care of the national interests. In these my confidence will under every difficulty be best…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

“Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet if God wills that it continues… until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid another drawn with the sword… so still it must be said that the judgments of the Lord are…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: Franklin Roosevelt

“Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity. Lead them straight and true; give strength to their arms, stoutness to their hearts, steadfastness in their faith. They will need…

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Preventative Maintenance

Pr.27:17  “Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.”          Friends help friends stay sharp. Through routine maintenance, friends that help each other stay sharp avoid lots of costly repairs. Damage control or rebuilding in the future is not as frequent. Friends that encourage each other to go…

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TRY

1 Samuel 14:1, 6-7  “Now it came to pass upon a day, that Jonathan the son of Saul said unto the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over to the Philistines’ garrison, that is on the other side. But he told not his father.” “And Jonathan said to the young…

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