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The following was found written in the fly leaf of Evangelist Billy Sunday’s Bible after he died:

Twenty-nine years ago, with the Holy Spirit as my Guide, I entered at the portico of Genesis, walked down the corridor of the...

The English poet, Alexander Pope, wrote, “As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” When new trees are planted stakes are often put into the ground beside the tree. The stakes are there for a purpose—to train the tree to grow straight and tall....

“I would recommend you either believe God up to the hilt, or else not to believe at all. Believe this Book of God, every letter of it, or else reject it. There is no logical standing place between the two. Be satisfied with nothing less than a...

When an army officer asked President Lincoln if he could write an article defending the administration against attacks that were being made by the Committee on the Conduct of the War Lincoln replied: “If I were to try to read, much less answer,...

The British minister, W. E. Sangster, began to lose his voice and mobility in the mid-1950s. He had a disease that caused progressive muscular atrophy. He recognized the end was near, so he threw himself into writing and praying. In the midst of...

Early in his life, Benjamin Franklin penned his own epitaph:

The Body
of
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,
Printer,

(Like the cover of an old book its contents torn out
And stript of its...

When Sir Michael Faraday (a great scientist from the 1800s), was dying, some journalists questioned him about his speculations for a life after death. “Speculations!” he said, “I know nothing about speculations. I’m resting on certainties. I know...

Every church is filled with willing people—some willing to work, and others willing to let them.

Sir Isaac Newton:
The Baptists are the only known body of Christians that has not symbolized with the Church of Rome.—The First Church, J. T. Mann

Mosheim (Lutheran):
Before the rise of Luther and Calvin,...

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...

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