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  • Let The Lower Lights Be Burning

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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     | 1,404 views

    LET THE LOWER LIGHTS BE BURNING A few years ago, at the mouth of Cleveland harbor, there were two lights, one at each side of the bay, called the upper and lower lights; and to enter the harbor safely by night, vessels must sight both of the lights. These western lakes are more dangerous ...read more

  • Hold The Fort, For I Am ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 798 views

    HOLD THE FORT, FOR I AM COMING I am told that when General Sherman went through Atlanta toward the sea, through the southern states; he left in the fort, in the Kenesaw mountains, a little handful of men to guard some rations that he brought there. And General Hood got into the outer rear and ...read more

  • Pull For The Shore, Sailor

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 587 views

    PULL FOR THE SHORE, SAILOR A vessel was wrecked off the shore. Eager eyes were watching and strong arms manned the life-boat. For hours they tried to reach that vessel through the great breakers that raged and foamed on the sand-bank, but it seemed impossible. The boat appeared to be leaving ...read more

  • Strangers Have Devoured His Strength - From Hosea ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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    Strangers have devoured his strength - from Hosea 7:9 What gives spiritual weakness like allowed sin? It was so with Israel, it will ever be so with us. Yielding to unhallowed association (with) strangers devour our strength. If you ever saw a cake not turned, baked only on one ...read more

  • A Bad ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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    A BAD BOY I once heard of a father who had a prodigal boy, and the boy had sent his mother down to the grave with a broken heart. One evening the boy started out as usual to spend the night in drinking and gambling, and his old father, as he was leaving, said, "My son, I want to ask a favor of ...read more

  • A Boy's ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 789 views

    A BOY’S STORY Some years ago, as I was about to close a prayer meeting, a young man got up and urged all those men present that had not yet accepted of Christ, to do so that night. And in closing up his little speech, he said, "I once had a father and mother that cared more for my soul than for ...read more

  • A Boy's ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 644 views

    A BOY’S VICTORY I remember when out in Kansas, while holding a meeting, I saw a little boy who came up to the window crying. I went to him and said, "My little boy, what is your trouble?" "Why, Mr. Moody, my mother’s dead, and my father drinks, and they don’t love me, and the Lord won’t have ...read more

  • A Child ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 616 views

    A CHILD LEGEND A classic illustration by D. L. Moody There is a beautiful legend told about a little girl who was the first-born of a family in Egypt, when the destroying angel swept through that land, and consequently who would have been a victim on that night if the protecting blood were not ...read more

  • A Child's ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 499 views

    A CHILD’S PRAYER (a classic illustration by D. L. Moody) At the close of one of the afternoon meetings we had in the Berkeley street church a few weeks ago, a little child brought me a note. I put it in my pocket, and read it when I got home. It was this, "Won’t you pray that my mother ...read more

  • A Good ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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    A GOOD MOTHER (a classic illustration by D. L. Moody) A young man went home from one of our meetings some time ago. He had been converted. He had previously been a dissipated young man. His mother had made it a rule, she told me, that she "would not retire till he came home." That was her rule, ...read more

  • A Higher Source  PRO

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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     | 833 views

    A HIGHER SOURCE "I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honour him" (Ps. 91:15). First, "I will deliver." When God called Moses to go down into Egypt to deliver the children of Israel from the hand of the Egyptians, in all the world there wasn’t a man who, humanly ...read more

  • A Little Boy Converts His Mother

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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    A LITTLE BOY CONVERTS HIS MOTHER I remember, when on the North Side, I tried to reach a family time and again and failed. One night in the meeting, I noticed one of the little boys of that family. He hadn’t come for any good, however; he was sticking pins in the backs of the other boys. I ...read more

  • A Mother Dies So Her Boy May Live

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
     | 834 views

    A MOTHER DIES SO HER BOY MAY LIVE When the California gold fever broke out, a man went there, leaving his wife in New England with his boy. As soon as he got on and was successful he was to send for them. It was a long time before he succeeded, but at last he got money enough to send for them. ...read more