Nothing Between Us!

How happy are the poor in spirt; theirs is the kingdom of heaven

Matthew 5:3
Zephaniah 2:3;3:12-13; Psalms 146:6-10; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 5:1-12

The story is told of an ongoing exchange between a famous statesman and his biographer. Sometime after the author submitted his first draft, the political leader asked, “Is this the best you can do?” The biographer replied, “Well sir, I thought so, but I’ll try again.” So back he went to craft his work returning in a few days with a revised version. The man called the author in the next day and said, “Are you sure this is the best you can do?” “Well, I really thought so, said the biographer, “but I’ll try one more time.” This very same exchange went on eight times, eight drafts; and each time the statesman asked, “Is this the best you can do?” Finally, the author submitted his ninth draft and was called into man’s office the next day. Again the famous man asked the same question. Exasperated, the author replied, “Sir, I’ve beaten my brains out —- this is the ninth draft. I know it’s the…

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