Odd things about this story: Why does the Bible tells us "Jesus wept"? And why didn’t Jesus "show up" a few days earlier and make sure Lazarus didn’t die? Why allow this close personal friend to die, and allow his friends and family to mourn?
OPEN: Back in March of 2008, the mayor of a city in SW France had a problem. It seems his village was running out of space. Not in housing, nor in the retail district, nor even at City Hall. It seems they were running out of space… in the cemetery.
There was no room for any more graves. It was
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Agrippa was close, but was it close enough.
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Almost Only Counts in Horseshoes.
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You ever play horseshoes? Angela’s Dad loved to play horseshoes. Throughout the summer months if you are wondered where Al was all you have to do is wander down
Paul, Salvation, Almost, Agrippa, Commitment To Christ
The greatest regret of all, will be for those who stand before Christ and hear him say, “Depart from me ye workers of iniquity for I never knew you,” and to know that they were “almost persuaded;” they almost accepted Christ.
TEXT: Acts 26:1-32
In the early 1870’s, Philip Paul Bliss was listening to a sermon by Rev. Brundage, a friend of his, in a little church in the east. The preacher closed his appeal with, "He who is almost persuaded is almost saved. But, to be almost saved is to be eternally
Salvation, Repentance, Almost, Persuade