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The mysterious wizardry of gadgetry (standard:Inspirational stories, 908 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: May 09 2010Views/Reads: 1542/950Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When it comes to gadgets just call me Mr. How-in-the-World-Does-This-Work. I fully understand that our world runs on gadgets. According to some, we owe a great deal to the gadgets of this world whatever they may be. I just hope my credit is good.

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"is touch the screen." 

I looked at him as though he had lost all his marbles to a first-grade
champion marble shooter. Everybody, and I mean everybody, knows to turn 
something on you need to have a switch, some kind of button you push to 
get the gadget running. 

I looked at the iPad and then looked back to him and then I touched the
screen just to show the salesperson that he did not have a clue as to 
what time of day it was. To my consternation as soon as I touched the 
screen the blasted thing came on. I did not look at the salesperson but 
I knew, deep down in my soul, I knew he was laughing rather 
sarcastically at me. 

Between cell phones and iPads, I am not faring too well in this gadget
crazy world. Sometimes it is rather frustrating. 

Fortunately, God is not impressed with gadgets. The simplicity of the
gospel message is found in what Paul says. "For by grace are ye saved 
through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not 
of works, lest any man should boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV). 

Preoccupied with works, a person runs a great risk of missing the
amazing grace of God. 


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