OF ROYAL LINEAGE
People will pay big bucks to be royal.
A scrap book that once belonged to Britain’s Queen Victoria is now up for auction, and the current high bid is £53,400 (101,117.42 dollars).
One of the bidders is hoping to prove royal heritage through a hair that belonged to Victoria contained in the memoriabilia.
But, to be of regal birth, one doesn’t need to be descended from the great kings and queens of history. One only needs to believe in Jesus Christ. Galations 3:26-29 says "You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free,...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)
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