'United States' Tagged Posts

'United States' Tagged Posts

“WHEN YOU PASS THROUGH THE WATERS”

In the second to the last chapter of Acts Paul is shipwrecked on his way to Rome to stand trial before Caesar.  It isn’t the first time.  “Three times I was shipwrecked,” he writes to the Christians at Corinth (2 Corinthians 11:25). In Acts 27 we do not have the longest, but we do have the most precise account ever given of an ancient sea voyage.  Even Homer’s Odyssey…

A CORD OF THREE STRANDS

Before Woodrow Wilson became president of the United States, he was president of Princeton University. The anxious mother of a freshman cornered Wilson on registration day.  Coming from a Harvard family, she had her doubts about Princeton. “We want our child to have the very best education, one that will mold him for great things.  Can you assure me that he will do well…