Category Truth Applied

In Whose Hands

A basketball in my hands is worth about $19.
A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million.
It depends whose hands it’s in.

A baseball in my hands is worth about $6.
A baseball in Roger Clemens’ hands is worth $475 million.
It depends on whose hands it’s in.

A tennis racket is useless in my hands.
A tennis racket in Andre Agassi’s hands is worth millions.
It depends whose hands it’s in.

A rod in my hands will keep away an angry dog.
A rod in Moses’ hands will part the mighty sea.
It depends whose hands it’s in.

A slingshot in my hands is a kid’s toy.
A slingshot in David’s hand is a mighty weapon.
It depends whose hands it’s in.

Two fish and 5 loaves of bread in my hands
is a couple of fish sandwiches.
Two fish and 5 loaves of bread in Jesus’ hands will feed thousands.
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The Woodpecker Might Have to Go!

lessons from the Flood and the Ark of Noah

All truths from the Bible can be summarized in their applications in real life in the event of Noah’s Ark…

  1. Don’t miss the boat! (see also Hebrews 12:15)
  2. Stay fit (see also 1 Corinthians 6:19). When you’re 600 years old, someone may ask you to do something really big.
  3. Plan ahead – it wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark. Do not treat prophecies with contempt (see 1 Thessalonians 5:20)
  4. Don’t listen to critics; just get on with the job that needs to be done (see also 1 Corinthians 4:3).
  5. Don’t stop your work while you talk – this is called the real preaching! (see 2 Peter 2:5).
  6. Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs (see also 1 Peter 2:9); the Titanic by professionals.
  7. Build your future on high ground (see also Hebrews 12:22-24).
  8. To get rid of fear and make your future work fruitful, walk...
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