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Words Of Wisdom

A potpourri of inspirational thoughts on several topics.

ON PRAYER:
If you worry… you didn’t pray. If you prayed… DON’T WORRY. “If two of prayer is agree on Earth as As a child of God, you shalllike calling home every day. touching any thing that he has prayed in No one can live in doubt whenthey shall ask, it faith. To grow shall be done for them of My Father to kneel. tall spiritually, a man must first learn which is in Heaven. Some people talk about Heaven being so far away, For where two or threedistance of those are gathered when it is within speaking together inwho name, there am I in the My belong there. midst reach of Nothing lies beyond theof them.”prayer except that

which lies Matthew 18:19-20 outside the Will of God. Most of us would be in more trouble than we are if all our prayers had been answered.

ON FAITH:
Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, & receives the impossible. Faith is to accept the impossible, do without the Heindispensable, & bear promise of God staggered not at the the intolerable. Faiththrough unbelief; but was strong in faith, when is idle when circumstances are right, only giving glory to God; they are adverse is one's faith in God exercised. Faith, likeAnd being fully strong & supple with exercise. muscle, grows persuaded that, what He had promised, He comfortable surroundings. You will never learn faith in was able also to Faith endsperform. where worry begins, Romans 4:20-21 & worry ends where faith begins. The greatest victories are the victories of faith. It is not so much what we can do that counts, but what we can trust God to do.

ON CHARACTER:
Character, like embroidery, is made stitch by stitch. Men of genius are admired; For do Imen of wealth are envied; now persuade men, or God? or men of power are feared; do I seek to please men? for if I yet but only men of uprightness are trusted. pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. You cannot control the length of your life, Galatians 1:10 but you can control its breadth, depth, & height. The real measure of a man's wealth is how much he would be worth if he lost all his money.

ON HAPPINESS:
Happiness is neither within us only, or without us; it is the union of ourselves with God.
--Blaise Pascal

To be content with what we possess is all riches. If yethe greatest ofbetween spiritual joys know these things, There is as much difference happy are ye a ye do that is & earthly as between if banquetthem. eaten John 13:17 & one that is painted on the wall. There is no key to happiness, the door is always open. There are two ways of being rich. One is to have all you want, & the other is to be satisfied with what you have. You will be happier if you will give people a bit of your heart rather than a piece of your mind.

ON PEACE:
Peace is not made at the council tables, or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
--Herbert Hoover

Peace rules the day, when Christ rules the mind. Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to The peace of God transcends all understanding & you; not as the world gives do I give to misunderstanding. you. Let not your heart be troubled, If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will neither let it be afraid. do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
--John Bunyan John 14:27

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