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  • Denying Oneself

    Contributed by Jon Lipka on Mar 4, 2012
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    DENYING ONESELF "To deny oneself is not to do without something or even many things. It is not asceticism, nor self-rejection or self-hatred, nor is it even the disowning of particular sins. It is to renounce the self as the dominant element in life. It is to replace the self with God-in-Christ ...read more

  • John Quincy Adams: The Decayed Tenement

    Contributed by Jon Lipka on Mar 4, 2012
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    JOHN QUINCY ADAMS: THE DECAYED TENEMENT In 1846, former president John Quincy Adams had a stroke. Upon his return to Congress the following year, it was apparent that his health was failing. When asked about his health Adams replied, "I inhabit a weak, frail, decayed tenement battered by the ...read more