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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Bible Reading

            Like a challenge? Try inspiring people to read the Bible.
            There is an old story about an elderly woman, who was distressed by the prevailing ignorance of the citizens of a small town concerning the Scriptures. Recognizing that illiteracy was a problem, she convinced the schoolteacher to teach some of the adults in the town to read.
            Later, she met one of the pupils on the street. She asked in a kind way, “Well, John, I guess you can read your Bible now, can’t you?”
            “Bless your heart, ma’am,” came the grateful reply. “I was out of the Bible and into the sports pages just over a week ago.”

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