|the little goose chapel saints (standard:Inspirational stories, 1368 words)|
|Author: stanley mcqueen kentucky backwoods writer||Added: May 15 2007||Views/Reads: 2296/1369||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Preacher Little Lester Bishop win soul for Christ|
The Saints of Goose rock Little lester Bishop is the good paster of the little goose saints, ever sunday he stands behind tha pine alter and bring the morning message, Lester being of little statue is a tall man conserning the spirtual side, but on the natural side he is a runt.. but that don,t matter a things how short or tall a man is its what in his heart that counts.. Lester opens the big Bible of his and reads some scripture, todays message is on the vices that whiskey bring to a man charactor, men who drinks the devile brew are taking poison into there mouth, whiskey has caused many a man to die and untimely death says Lester as he holds the good book in his right short hand... I tell you folks the devile brew is smooth going down the googler. it rots mens minds and decays the soul. he added” it breaks home assunder and bites like a riled rattle snake, and makes tears fall from sorrowful hearts of mother and sister and brother who loves ones is given to drink strong drink.. whiskey killed my pappy at the age of forty four he was under its influence and rode his horse off the bluff over at sasser ridge country, mammy raised ten of us all by her lonesone she pulled to us, and kept food on our table and taught us to fear God, she now sleeps over yander at the Bishops burying grown. someday she will hear the lord voice and rise to a new life she will be in heaven square for accepting the lord as her God...I tell you saint of Goose rock there is a higher power than some me reconize,, there is a God that know where a man spit last.. there is a God who can lift broken spirits up that they might glory in the lord ... who is amoung us this morning that is not amoung the brotherhood of Christ...who is here that needs God ? where can a man find rest for his weary soul? what is the weight that burdens man heart? what can lift men up and humble men hearts he asked? is it strong drink ? is it wine woman and song? is it wealth that bring men to peace? what is it that settles men to peace i ask you saints of little goose chapel church..the good saint shout a return its the lord God that make peace in men hearts and amens was heared all over the house... i new a man who was drunk and was struck by summer lighting and killed say preacher lester... where is man in the eyes of God ?can a man walk streaght on his carnal legs without falling he asked? can a man live like a dog and not get fed without the lord being mercyful...i have seen the evil of men hearts i have heared his swareing i have seen his sad end says “ preacher lester” rise up and take the path of the lord ... rise up and live the good life ...rise up weary soul and come and drink from the fountain of the almighty God...is there trouble on your every side ? is there a faint of heart amoung us today lester asked? once a man said to me where is the hell that you preach about that a man might go to after he die? my answer was quick hear o man the sound of the voice of God that tells men to shun the fires of hell .. run to the lord with all your speed turn from you wicked ways and come and know the lord and find rest for your damned soul, that you might not be thrown into the pit of everlasting torment...lift you eyes to the cross see the blood that dripped down from the bleeding side of Jesus christ .. take a look at the cross what do you see? do you see love do you see suffering ? what does fill you mind at these words of the good book...if a man deny that Jesus Christ is not the son of the living God where does he stand in life journey..does he not die as a lost unbeliving soul ..does he choise this for his soul? does he make scorn toward God and that God face may not point ever toward him to find mercy....if a man have great riches in worldy things and deny the lord is he rich ? can riches open blinded eyes..can riches solve man problems rev Lester asked? never never shouts the goose rock saints never .... amen ....how is the Gospel like a grubbing sprouting hoe? what does a man do when he hoes or plows he uproots the weeds and kills them with the plow or chopping hoe.. God word plows threw men hearts and kills the bad in his thoughts and thinking, yes i tell you saints God word is like a turning plow it uproots sin and kill it out from men souls...if i could i save you that are here lost...if i could i'd deliver you from the bondage of old slew foot. if i could i die that you might live unto Christ ...im just a little short preacher... my looks are funny men look down there noses at me and my Bible ..men hate me for preaching to them the truth..but you know saints that God has no man in respect of his person. did you know that the comman man is no better than the uncommom, that all men are love by the lord and all men are invited to come and take of the water of life freely without cost...do you know now where peace of mind comes from or have you turned aside to go in your own ways...does a infant walk on his first day of life? does he not depend on his mother for milk can he eat tough meat? does he cry for food? just like the saints here at little Goose that surround this alter before God do they Click here to read the rest of this story (27 more lines)
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