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Old Timers Are Welcome

Today’s Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.”
 
Old timers are welcome. What was once a place for the 20-somethings to post mundane things of the present has become a meeting place for reminiscing. It is called Facebook. Someone can post a picture of some relic from the past and then invite people to “like” it if they can identify the object. It could be anything from a church key to a key that opened a can of spam to a roller skate key to a crown cork.

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Are You A Werf?

Ponder: Being a religious fanatic.
Scripture: “For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, of him the Son of Man will be ashamed when He comes in His own glory . . .” (Luke 9:26 NKJV)
I remember a lapel button that read: “I’m a Werf!” That was supposed to prompt people to ask, “What’s a werf?” The wearer would then explain that werf stands for “Wide-Eyed Religious Fanatic.” Supposedly, this opened the door for a discussion of the Bible. This was eons ago. I doubt that the whole scheme really worked all that well.

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“An All Seeing Eye”

Today’s Bible Verse: “The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good” (Pro. 15:3).
 
An unknown poet wrote, “All along the road to the soul’s true abode, there’s an eye watching you. Every step that you take, this great eye is awake, there’s an all seeing eye watching you.” Teachers are well aware of what might happen while they are out of the classroom a few minutes and that’s where this story began with two first grade boys in the room instead of out at recess.

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