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While interpreting things of difficulty, such as eschatological issues, the simpler things of this life and God’s commands should be embraced. Preach the gospel saving message to the lost and desolate, love the Lord your God with all your heart, love humanity with unconditional love; and, strive to do the Father’s will within the days of His allotted mercy and grace.


--David Tack. March 6, 2011.

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