During the Battle of Spotsylvania in the Civil
War, Union general John Sedgwick was inspecting his troops. At one point he
came to a parapet, over which he gazed out in the direction of the enemy. His
officers suggested that this was unwise and...
An American Indian was asked to explain the grace of Jesus. He took a pile of leaves and an
earth worm. He laid the worm in the leaves and set the leaves on fire—at the
last minute he lifted it out and said, “That is the way Jesus saved me!”...
In Muhammad Ali’s heyday as the
heavy weight champion in boxing, he had taken his seat on a 747 which was
starting to taxi down the runway for take off. The flight attendant walked by
and noticed Ali did not have on his seatbelt, and said, “...
George Mueller said: “I look upon it as a lost day when I have not had a good time over
the Word of God. Friends often say, ‘I have so much to do, so many people to
see, I cannot find time for Scripture study.’ Perhaps there are not many who
Throughout his administration, Abraham Lincoln
was a president under fire, especially during the scarring years of the Civil
War. And though he knew he would make errors of office, he resolved never to
compromise his integrity. So strong was this...
“We do not need another committee. We have too
many already. What we want is a man of sufficient stature to hold the
allegiance of all people, and to lift us out of the economic morass into which
we are sinking. Send us such a man and be he god...
I conceived the bold and arduous project of
arriving at moral perfection. I wished to live without committing any
fault at any time; I would conquer all that either natural inclination,
custom, or company might lead me into. As I knew, or...