Five Things Christians
Should Never Say
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I CAN MAKE
IT BY MYSELF . . .
I AM ONLY
. . .
I AM UNWORTHY
MATTER WHAT I DO
I AM FORSAKEN
are beginning a series of messages on “Five Things Christians
Should Never Say.” You probably have your own list. Somebody saw
the title of this series and thought I was going to talk about “cussing.”
That’s not it, though that would make an interesting sermon.
was reading recently about the famous revival in Wales in 1904-1905.
Churches were so crowded that hundreds of people could not get in. Meetings
lasted from 10 a.m. until midnight, and were marked by confession of
sins, prayers, spontaneous singing, and testimonies. One hundred thousand
people were converted. Drunkenness was cut in half, and taverns went
bankrupt. Judges were given white gloves, to indicate that they had
no criminal cases to hear. But here’s what I thought was interesting.
Coal mines didn’t operate, because horses refused to work. They
were so accustomed to commands full of profanity that they couldn’t
understand the new language used by Christian miners. (1) Now that’s
a religious revival! But we are not going to talk about profanity.
Have you ever had a defeat that was so bad, you nearly gave up? Let me tell you about a pitcher for the old Brooklyn Dodgers named Harry Hartman . . .
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