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"WHO LIVES HERE?"

Martin Luther was often very graphic in his description of the activities of the Devil. Asked one time how he overcame the Devil, he replied, "Well, when he comes knocking upon the door of my heart, and asks, 'Who lives here?' the dear Lord Jesus goes to the door and says, 'Martin Luther used to live here but he has moved out. Now I live here.' The Devil seeing the nail-prints in the hands and the pierced side, takes flight immediately."

It is surely good for every life and for every home to have Jesus as a permanent resident. This assured, heavenly blessing are sure to fall upon such bodies.

(From a sermon by Bill Butsko, God's Infinite Love, 12/25/2010)

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