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What is a Saint?

During a sermon, a pastor asked a reflective question to the congregation, "And what is a saint?"
 
A little boy looked up at the stained glass windows of the apostles and blurted out, "People who let the light shine through!"
 
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Darkness cannot snuff if out

"There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle."  --Robert Alden


Cursing the Darkness

"Jesus didn't say to be cursers of darkness, but be the light of the world." --Kent Crockett


Lighten Up

"You can't shine your light until you first lighten up!" --Kent Crockett


Sharing is not Losing

"No candle loses any of its light when it lights another one." --Charles J. Milazzo


The People in the Dark Room

    If you are sitting in a dark room with no windows, you can't see the objects in the room.  Even though the objects are there, you aren't aware of them because you're in darkness.  However, if someone turns on the light switch, the things previously hidden from your eyes are now obvious. 
    Don't get angry at people in spiritual darkness for not being able to see what's obvious to you.  Instead, bring them some spiritual light. (Matt. 5:14-16) --Kent Crockett
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Suspicious of the Light

"I'm afraid of the dark and suspicious of the light." --Woody Allen


Two Ways to Spread Light

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." --Edith Wharton

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