An Amazing Fact: Monkey trappers in North Africa have a clever method of catching their prey. They fill a number of gourds with nuts and chain them firmly to a tree. Each has a hole just large enough to allow an unsuspecting monkey to stick his hand inside the hollowed-out gourd. Continue reading
God’s Rosebud ~ Author unknown
A new minister was walking with an older, more seasoned minister in the garden one day.
Feeling a bit insecure about what God had for him to do, he was asking the older preacher for some advice.
The older preacher walked up to a rosebush and handed the young preacher a rosebud and told him to open it without tearing off any of the petals.
The young preacher looked in disbelief at the older preacher and was trying to figure out what a rosebud could possibly have to do with his wanting to know the will of God for his life and ministry.
Consider this passage more figuratively – as if God were asking you if you’d like to be set free from whatever holds you back from reaching your ultimate potential. If you were offered freedom from what holds you back, are you ready to take it?(thedailyverse.com)
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, Do you want to be healed? John 5:6
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