Tag Archives: Mark Twain

Light of Life

Just before his death Mark Twain wrote: “A myriad of men are born; they labor and sweat and struggle; they squabble and fight; they scramble for little mean advantages over each other; age creeps upon them; infirmities follow; those they … Continue reading

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Measured against a false standard

Mark Twain once said that the sections of the Bible that gave him the most trouble were not those he couldn’t understand, but rather the sections he could. That’s the thing about Jesus’ teaching; it challenges the assumptions that so … Continue reading

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