And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men. And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him. Mark 1:17-18 Though America tried to remain neutral, she faced big problems on the high seas with the British during the few years leading up to the War of 1812. Britain and France were at war with each other, so they each attacked American merchant ships headed to the other country. Dealing with France was bad enoug
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. Matthew 23:27 Frank Abagnale became a successful and wealthy businessman at a very young age. However, he did it all illegally. He forged passports and photo identifications, signed and cashed bogus che
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
Proverbs 12:15 When daredevil Felix Baumgartner jumped out of his space capsule from 128,100 feet on October 14, 2012, he was attempting to set a world record. He ended up setting more than one. He s
For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye. Ezekiel 20:32 Children have long feared the boogey man. He may go by different names in different places, but he is the one who hides under the beds and in closets at night. He is the one who makes the sounds they hear behind them as they walk in dark places. He is also responsible for all th
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.
Isaiah 61:1 Deep inside a giant
Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this…to keep himself unspotted from the world. James 1:27 On a scale from one to ten, what level of crazy (or desperate) do you think someone would have to be to go dig through the county dump to find their dinner? Most normal people do their grocery shopping at a grocery store, and they wouldn’t dream of going to the dump for groceries. I have to admi
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit .
Ephesians 3:18 In sailing, a “sheet” is a rope used to control the movable corners of a sail. There are three main sails held in place by the sheets aboard a sailing vessel. When those sheets
I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. 1 Timothy 2:8 When Neil Armstrong stepped off Apollo 11 onto the surface of the moon on July 21, 1969, he became the first human to accomplish such a feat. The space race with Russia had been occurring for some time, and this marked a victory for the United States. Though John F. Kennedy had been