Glad He included me

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  1. Terry_Herrington

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    I was thinking of a true story I read many years ago about a certain well to do English lady commenting on how she was saved.

    She said that she was saved by an M. When asked about this strange statement she quoted I Cor. 1:26, which says, "For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:"

    She then explained that God said, "not many" instead of "not any." If it had not been for that one letter she would have been excluded.

    I am certainly not of the nobility, but I am grateful that He included me in his calling.
     
  2. Dr. Bob

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    In eternity past, when the Godhead was ordaining eternal degrees as to the salvation of ANY of mankind, I am thankful that God the Son looked up to God the Father and said, "What about Bob?"

    Probably wasn't a first choice, maybe not even a high draft pick. But selected to be put "in the beloved" category.

    And when I get to heaven, sure that St Peter (you know, at the Pearly Gates) will look at this old sinner-saved-by-grace and say, "Oh, it's you, Bob" and let me in to see my Dad!
     
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    The early part of my life was spent scooping coal into the fire. The last 30 odd years have been spent fueling a woodburner with split wood. I was beginning to think I was apprenticing.....then, Jesus came and said, Ye are my friend. I like that. So, when I get to glory, there will be central heating and some other blokes will be shovelling the coal and fueling the fires.

    Praise God from Whom all blessings flow.

    Cheers,

    Jim
     
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    Friends with the Savior.

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    I always pictured him saying, "Well, there goes the neighborhood." I am just glad that Jesus said, "whosoever".
     
  6. Thankful

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    It is comforting to know that He is with us ALL the time. I am so very "Thankful" that Jesus loves me and died for me so that I can be with Him in Heaven and that He sent the Holy Spirit to dwell with us on earth. He is truly a friend and a comforter.

    Thank you for sharing that, Terry.
     
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    Isn't it delightful to have such a positive thread on the Board. Something we can all agree on.

    Cheers, and God bless,

    Jim
     

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