Mr. Seemsright

If you were going to climb Mt. Everest, not only would you need to do some good training to be in good physical shape and buy good gear to help you brave the elements, but you would need a guide to take you to the summit. Called Sherpas, you can hire a guide who not…
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Mr. Mercy

1 Samuel 25 tells us the story of David and a man named Nabal. David, after protecting Nabal’s herds, asked for a gift of hospitality in the form of some food for his men and him. Nabal refused, which was an insult in a culture that valued hospitality. David, angry over the ingratitude, gathered his…
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Ms. Merry

Have you ever met someone who was always happy? Someone who was always cheerful, and someone from whom you’ve never heard a complaint? Have you ever been around someone who wanted to point out every good thing in the world? I’ve met a few of those kinds of people in the world, and I can’t…
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Mr. Talebearer

King Midas is famous for asking for the “golden touch,” where once granted he was able to change anything he touched into solid gold. He is less famous for something else that happened to him. He was asked to judge a musical contest between Pan and Apollos. When Midas judge Pan as the winner, Apollos…
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Mr. Simple

The old nursery rhyme goes like this: “Simple Simon met a pieman, Going to the fair; Says Simple Simon to the pieman, Let me taste your ware. Says the pieman to Simple Simon, how me first your penny; Says Simple Simon to the pieman, Indeed I have not any.” The rhyme goes on to talk…
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