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Daily Devotion: The Persistent Man

Discussion in 'Daily Devotionals' started by D4L, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. D4L

    D4L Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Good morning my dear friends in Christ!

    "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:" - II Timothy 4:7

    They called him Old Hickory because of his tenacity and grit. His mother chose the name Andrew on March 15, 1767, when she gave birth to him in an old run-down shack somewhere in South Carolina. He was a wild, quick-tempered boy who had no interest in school. At the age of 13, Andrew answered the call for soldiers to come fight against the British. He was taken as a prisoner of war before he turned 15. It was then that Old Hickory discovered pain. A British officer scarred his face by hitting him with the butt of his rifle. It seems as though “Old Hickory” had refused to...

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  2. brinny

    brinny everlovin' shiner of light in dark places Supporter

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    I never knew that about Andrew Jackson.

    It has been said that God uses only those that He "breaks" and "crushes", which is in sync with this verse:

    "Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction." ~Isa 48:10

    I've been there.

    Thank you for this very profound study and meditation on this chilly, cloudy, November Friday morning, brother.

    God bless you. :)
     
  3. D4L

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    Good morning to you Brinny. If I remember correctly, he rejected the globalist bankers and setting up the Federal Reserve. Out of spite they put him on the $20 bill. PGIF! Hope you have a blessed Friday!
     
  4. brinny

    brinny everlovin' shiner of light in dark places Supporter

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    I didn't know that either. Thank you for sharing that.
    LOL!

    And a very blessed and wunnerful TGIF to you too, brother. :)
     
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