You probably don’t remember or know the name Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, nor should you. But during his day he was as powerful a man as there was on earth.
A Russian Communist leader
He took part in the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917
He was the editor of the Soviet newspaper “Pravada” --------which means “Truth”
And was a full member of the Politiburo
His works on economics and political science are still read today
There is a story told about a journey he took from Moscow to Kiev in 1930.
His purpose was to address a huge assembly on the subject of Atheism.
As he addressed the crowd he aimed his heavy artillery at Christianity—
And what seemed as validated proof against it.
An hour later he was finished.
An hour later he looked out at what seemed to be the smoldering ashes of men’s faith… and said, “Are there any questions?” in gruff tones that would scare the stoutest of men.
Deafening silence filled the auditorium… but then one man… approached the platform...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)