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Will Rogers on “Who Can Remember a Campaign Promise?”

Money is all you hear about these days from Washington, and if we can remember back to previous campaigns, with Will Rogers, there were lots of promises from Democrats. One big promise was that the “stimulus” was promised to fix our financial mess with massive government spending. Well, here we are three years later, and …

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Spurgeon on “Jewel in the Rough” 2 Minute Devotional

In this quote, Spurgeon compares us, the “jewel in the rough,” with Jesus, “the polished gem.” Looking to the example of Christ, and applying it to any situation we might face, is the best type of encouragement we can ever find. Spurgeon mentions hoping that worldly people (worldlings [I love how Spurgeon uses these arcane …

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Will Rogers on “Radio is a Great Thing”

Radio really is a great thing today, and Will Rogers knew it, from this quote in 1930. With his down-home presentation style he was a master of the medium in his day, and people loved him for it. In addition to sharing his humor and political commentary, Will Rogers also put a great amount of …

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Will Rogers on “Voters’ Short Memory”

How many politicians are in office today because the voters have a short memory? I think many of them count on it. How else can you explain the high incumbent reelection rate? Perhaps it’s because voters only look at candidates during the election cycle. The only information they get about a candidate is from the …

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Will Rogers on “Democrats Living Above OUR Means”

Check out this quote. Will Rogers was reading today’s headlines back in 1929! Here’s a summary of recent headlines: Senate leader kills bill to keep government running, postpones disaster relief vote…for Dem party, fundraiser at island retreat! To hear Democrats speak about the “common people” and promote class warfare against the rich, you would get …

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Will Rogers on Republican Dastardly Plots!?

If Will Rogers were alive today, I don’t think he would find his “poor Democrats” much improved. They are still trying to uncover Republican dastardly plots. Sometimes they are so sure of evildoing that they just make it up and run with it. The seriousness of the charge is more important than facts or the …

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Will Rogers on “Bad News Congress”

Will Rogers witnessed natural disasters, such as the dust bowl of the 1930. He survived the financial turmoil of the Stock Market crash of 1929. While these events had a significant and profound impact on the United States, Will Rogers warns us of another bit of bad news: Congress! Has anything changed? As if the …

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Why, O Lord? – Psalm 44 ESV 2 Minute Devotional

When times get tough, it seems natural to ask “Why, O Lord?” It seems natural to wonder “Where is God when I am suffering?” Why isn’t God answering my prayers? Where is God’s comfort? In Psalm 44, the Psalmist seem to express the deep feelings of our hearts with his words. His pleas echo our …

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Praise For Ever and Ever! – Psalm 145 NIV 2 Minute Devotional

Psalm 145 is a praise psalm. God will be praised for ever and ever by His people. No matter how dark the times, or how good the times, God will be praised. Praise is a response to something great. When an actor gives a wonderful performance, the audience claps, and if it is truly exceptional, …

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Gladness Beyond Your Companions – Psalm 45 ESV 2 Minute Devotional

Don’t you wish you could be as happy and carefree as the sea otter in this picture? God seems to have given these playful creatures an energy and happiness above their fellow creatures. You don’t normally associate happiness with a bear, elk, tiger or walrus, do you? So it is with us. Some people just …

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