Light and Shadow

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sunlight through trees

All the masterpieces of art contain both light and shadow. A happy life is one filled not only with sunshine, but one which uses both light and shadow to produce beauty. The greatest musicians, as a rule, are those who know how to bring song out of sadness. Fanny Crosby, her spirit aglow with faith in Christ, saw more with her sightless eyes than most of us do with normal vision. She has given us some of the great gospel songs which cheer our hearts and lives. In a rat-infested jail in Philippi, Paul and Silas sang their song of praise at midnight to the accompaniment of the jailer’s whip. But their patience in suffering and persecution led to the heathen warden’s conviction.

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Prayer for the day

Let my heart learn to sing when everything around me seems so dark. Give me Your grace to praise You, Lord Jesus.

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  1. Dianne Hodges says:


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  3. Gerry says:

    A good way to be ready for bad times is to spend quiet time each day in God’s Holy Word. Coupled with a daily Bible study forum, like this.

  4. Pam says:

    Praise God in the work of the Graham Family through the generations. Blessed be the Name of Jesus, now and forever!!!

  5. daniel says:

    Amen, God bless this ministry. God give me a song in the midst of my times.

  6. Sharon-Lily Kang Beng Sue says:

    We as Christians in Nations are very thankful n really appreciates our loving caring God for His work through BGEA.. Whenever possible we must contribute as Holy Spirit prompts. As intercessors we will continue to pray. Thank you, Jesus Christ!

  7. Stacey R. Reed says:

    I saw, Rev; Billy Graham, came to Baton Rouge, La 70714. I
    was , 15 yrs.old. He is such a blessing..

  8. Penha Torres says:

    A vida de Billy Graham tem sido um exemplo maravilhoso a ser seguido.
    Deus seja louvado pela sua vida!

  9. David K. Workman says:

    God bless you.