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The Half-Wit And The Kingdom Of God

TheDiscipleMD “A man owned a small farm in Indiana. The Indiana State Wage & Hour Department claimed he was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to interview him. “I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them,” demanded the agent. “Well,” replied the farmer, “there’s […]

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Maintaining An Independent Character

TheDiscipleMD In response to his son expressing an interest in public life, John Adams, our second President, wrote: “Public business, my son, must always be done by somebody. It will be done by somebody or other. If wise men decline it, others will not'; if honest men refuse it, others will not. A young man should […]

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To The Legions of ‘Forgotten Heroes’ Walking The Church Hallways

TheDiscipleMD In the summer of 1980 we were living in Maryland. That summer my parents were able to get a beach house located on the Chesapeake Bay for a few days. My wife and I, with our young son of just over a year, were excited to go and spend a few days relaxing and […]

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Saving All The Private Ryans!

Throughout history there have been wonderful examples of unselfish giving of life for others. In the movie “Saving Private Ryan”, after being informed of the death of three brothers in the war, there is a letter read aloud by the General who orders for the “saving” of Private Ryan. ” “Dear Madam: “I have been […]

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