Faithful John

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Faith of Our Fairy Tales #5 (Original story / picture)

Story Scripture: But be sure to fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you. – 1 Samuel 12:24

Story Saying: Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Behind the Story: John was faithful to the old king all of his days. As he lay dying, John promised to become foster-father to the old king’s young son and show him all the castle except the room that held the picture of the princess of the golden dwelling. Well, John did not exactly keep this promise. After being repeatedly pressured by the prince to do so, John opened the door to the room that held the princess’ picture and the prince immediately fell in love with her and wanted to marry her. So began their trip to find her.

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Women of the Word: Certain Women

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Throughout the life of Jesus the Christ, there were certain women who followed Him and supported His work. Even during His crucifixion they remained at the foot of His cross. In His burial and death, they still cared for Him. And even after His resurrection and ascension into Heaven, these certain women remained faithful to Jesus. Acts 1:14 tells us of the devotion of these certain women and here are two things we can learn from their examples.

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