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John Slider
Interests: running, reading, swimming, coaching
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Each one knows his own powers. Therefore let each one apply himself to that which he has chosen as suitable to himself. But he must first consider what will be the consequences. Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Restart
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...the Lord is faithful... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Restart
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Sunday morning worship at Breckenridge Chapel, Free Methodist Church, is at 11:00am at 239 Breckenridge Lane, St. Matthews, Kentucky. William Slider is preaching. Download 190623 Breckenridge Bulletin Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Breckenridge Chapel
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I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Restart
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As we have spoken of three of the virtues, there remains but the fourth for us to speak of. This is called temperance and moderation; wherein, before all else, tranquillity of mind, the attainment of gentleness, the grace of moderation, regard for what is virtuous, and reflection on what is seemly are sought and looked for. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Restart
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He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Restart
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We must also look to it that we do not open our ears to flatterers. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Restart
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For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Restart
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Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Restart
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Here, then, is fortitude in war, which bears no light impress of what is virtuous and seemly upon it, for it prefers death to slavery and disgrace. But what am I to say of the sufferings of the martyrs? Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Restart
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You fathers, don’t provoke your children to wrath... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Restart
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But perhaps renown in war keeps some so bound to itself as to make them think that fortitude is to be found in battle alone, and that therefore I had gone aside to speak of these things, because that was wanting in us. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Restart
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Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Restart
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Sunday morning worship at Breckenridge Chapel, Free Methodist Church, in Louisville, Kentucky is at 11:00am at 239 Breckenridge Lane. John Slider preaches this Sunday. Download 190616 Breckenridge Bulletin Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2019 at Breckenridge Chapel
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For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Restart
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Fortitude of soul, then, is not an unimportant thing, nor is it cut off from the other virtues, for it wages war in conjunction with the virtues, and alone defends the beauty of all the virtues, and guards their powers of discernment, and fights against all vices with implacable hate. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Restart
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For our citizenship is in heaven... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Restart
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But again, no one must retire through cowardice, or give up his faith from fear of danger. With what grace must the soul be equipped, and the mind trained and taught to stand firm, so as never to be disturbed by any fears, to be broken by any troubles, or to yield to any torments! Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Restart
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...how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him? Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Restart
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There is also that true freedom of the mind from vexation which makes us neither give way too much in our griefs, nor be too elated in prosperity. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at Restart
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The heavens declare the glory of God. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at Restart
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The glory of fortitude, therefore, does not rest only on the strength of one’s body or of one’s arms, but rather on the courage of the mind. Nor is the law of courage exercised in causing, but in driving away all harm. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at Restart
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Be still, and know that I am God. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at Restart
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Fortitude, therefore, is a loftier virtue than the rest, but it is also one that never stands alone. For it never depends on itself alone. Moreover, fortitude without justice is the source of wickedness. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at Restart
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...forgiving each other... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at Restart