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Tid Bits of Wisdom

TID BITS of WISDOM from the

1801 Old Hickory Trail
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June & July 2019 Vol. 13,7-8


Heb 1:1-4
God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the
fathers by the prophets,
Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of
all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express im-
age of his person, and upholding all things by the word
of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right
hand of the Majesty on high;
Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a
more excellent name than they.

Jesus Christ was the EXPRESS IMAGE of the Heavenly Father. If you
are a father, how much of Christ can your family see in your life? How well do
you represent the Heavenly Father? We all understand that no man can be per-
fect like Jesus was, but to what extent do you go to represent the character and
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person of the Heavenly Father? The man’s position is to bring glory to God and
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the woman’s position is to bring glory to God’s creation. When both the man
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and the woman are fulfilling their God ordained responsibilities, then God is
visible to the lost world. I fear that God’s children are not living their lives in a
way that would reveal the character of God to the world. We are not living our
Christianity in a way that makes our lives any different than the lost world.
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HEAVENLY FATHER? glass half empty
FAITHFULNESS! How do you rate as being a faithful man? One of Optimist:
the greatest things about our God is that we know He will be faithful to keep His
word. How do you treat those vows you made at the marriage altar? Can your glass half full
wife rest when it comes to the vows you have made to her? If not, you owe God
an apology and your wife an apology. Keeping your word to God and others
should be your first priority. Just how good is your word?

We can lean on every word God has ever spoken. He will ALWAYS keep Psalmist:
His word. He not only keeps His word, but He righteously judges every action
and corrects those who do wrong. A good father both keeps his word and corrects
“my cup runneth over...”
any action that goes against his commandments. He knows and cares that his Psalm 23:5
family is not living in ways that would destroy them. Godly correction is a must
in the life of a father. A good father works at running a clean, godly home.

Deut 7:9-10
Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which Exercise for People Over 60
keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments
to a thousand generations;
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Today, many children do not even know who their father is. Many chil- Tid Bits of Wisdom, is the official voice of
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destruction, you would take time to teach God’s Word to your loved ones. There Each day you’ll find that you can hold ity on the fields already white unto harvest,
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TID BITS OF WISDOM parents is living with a great emptiness. Children can survive without the
MONTHLY REPORT love of parents, because God is all anyone needs, but why wouldn’t we al-
low God to use us to bless our children. Why should God have to use other
This little paper goes to 2200 homes every two months free of
lives to do what He calls us to do?
charge. Every reader holds a special place in our hearts. The reason for
this little paper is to encourage and inform believers to not give up the
1 Cor 4:2
race. All of us have our trials and testings, that’s the way God made life to Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.
be. It’s our prayer that with every trial you will enjoy a victory and not a
Are you a born-again Christian? If you are, then you are a steward of the
Most of you know that I have fought heart problems for the last things you have received from Christ. You are REQUIRED to be faithful! It’s not
14 years. I have also fought lung problems since the 60’s. This January a suggestion, it’s requirement. Who are you? If you are not known as a faithful
my health took a drastic turn and these days are not easy. They were go- man, then you are living your life for yourself and not God. Your family is living
in poverty if you are not a faithful man.
ing to do an ablation on my heart but the risk of my making it off the table
was too high. They offered a medication that was also very risky and at If your wife is a God-fearing woman, seeking to please God, then you are
this time I have chosen not to take it. My major problem is breathing. I blessed with a help meet who will encourage you to be faithful. Should you be
get plenty of oxygen, but my lungs will not expand. I can’t walk from married to a woman who is self-centered and her first concern is for herself, then
the house to the mailbox at this time. I have an electric chair which gets you will have to overcome obstacles in order to be consistent in faithfulness. The
me there. I am not giving up. I am at perfect peace with whatever God requirement is not given according to your circumstances. Circumstances do not
chooses to do with my life. Gloria also has some issues but when God change the requirements; they only change how hard you will have to work to be
gives us an assignment, we expect He will give us the strength to do it. We obedient. There is no excuse for failing to be obedient to God’s Word.
appreciate your prayers and your love gifts to our lives.
Are we perfect? No, we are not! When we fall, we should repent, return
Our good friend, Bro. Darryl Smith, had a liver transplant surgery and restart where we left off. If we have done great damage to our loved ones
then ask forgiveness and commit to following Christ from here in. If you can’t
last Friday and would like your prayers for his recovery. The woman
rebuild what you have destroyed, then start again building on the Rock and not
who donated her liver requested that it would go to another Christian who the sand.
would finish the work she would no longer be able to do. They chose Bro.
Darryl and he was a perfect patch! Isn’t God good? Our printer, Bro. Larry
Luke 16:10-12
Connor, had carpal tunnel surgery this past week and is already back on
the press. They appreciate your prayers. He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in
much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in
Mrs. Flossie Abbott lost her son David and three other close family much.
members in a car wreck. They are missionaries in Mexico. If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous
We do not take a salary from Tid Bits of Wisdom. Anything you send with Tid mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
Bits of Wisdom’s name goes straight to Tid Bits of Wisdom. The paper was 12 years And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another
old this December and many who started with us have died or become unable to give.
Many have been faithful all these years. Pray and ask God if He wants you to join us
man’s, who shall give you that which is your own?
with a monthly support. We are grateful for our faithful supporters.
All donations to Tid Bits of Wisdom are tax deductable. 1801 Old --------Jerry Brewster
Hickory Trail, DeSoto, TX, 75115. Phone 214-293-5252
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E • If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn.
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A • If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight.
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E • If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy
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INSPIRATIONS Gloria Brewster
• If a child lives with tolerance, he learns to be patient.

• If a child lives with encouragement, he learns to be con-


• If a child lives with praise, he learns to be appreciative.

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• If a child lives with fairness, he learns justice.




• If a child lives with security, he learns to have faith.



• If a child lives with approval, he learns to like himself.

• If a child lives with acceptance and friendship, he learns
God has been good to me! I grew up in a God-fearing home with to find love.
parents that loved me and invested their lives in me. I married a man who •
has a faithful spirit and has put my life and the life of our children in front • -----Author Unknown
of everything else in his life. I have three sons who treat their families
the way their father treated us. I have foster daughters, grandchildren and
great grandchildren who are striving to live Godly lives also. I am blessed,
but all these blessings began with my father who took his God given re- YOUR WOUND IS PROBABLY
sponsibilities very serious.
My daddy was the apple of my eye. My daddy was my pastor. He BUT YOUR HEALING IS
surrendered to preach around the time of my birth, so I only knew him as
a preacher. My daddy wasn’t your everyday preacher. He took churches
Denice Frohman
who couldn’t afford a pastor and he would roof houses from 6:00 am to
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FAITHFULNESS 12:00 pm and then come home, eat lunch and then go knocking on doors
(Taken from Bro. Raymond Barber’s book, “Gold Mine of Knowledge”) to build the church. He could take a church from almost nothing to 200
hundred in a year. Daddy had a lot of men surrender to ministry through
Paul Remained Faithful.... his ministry.
* At Philppi, where he was jailed for casting a demon out of a demented
woman. My daddy loved people. He was gone a lot helping people who
* At Ephesus, where his preaching caused an uproar that almost cost him his needed help learning how-to-live in peace. We were used to sharing our
life. daddy with everybody else. I remember one time there was a man who
* At Thessalonica, where a young man fell asleep while he was preaching and took his gun and threatened to kill himself and his family. The police
fell from a third story window. surrounded his house, but he wouldn’t let anyone come in. Daddy talked
* At Berea, where he incited a riot that shook the whole city. him into letting him come into the house and talk to him. The police were
* At Damascus, where he was let out of a window in a basket to escape his afraid daddy would be killed, but daddy felt their lives were worth the risk.
The man listened and laid down his gun. Another time there was a man
* At Athens, where he was accused of being a babbler.
who was an alcoholic and his wife would call crying and would ask daddy
* At Caesarea, where he was kept in prison for two years.
* At Jerusalem, where he was humiliated, arrested and imprisoned. to go get him out of the bar. Many times, we would be in the middle of
family time when daddy would excuse himself and go get him. That was
Through all his trials, troubles, and tribulations Paul remained faithful, undaunt- our life. I grew up believing it was our job to reach out to the fallen and
ed, and unmoved (Acts 20:24) lift them up. Daddy loved restoring people’s lives.

Author Unknown Growing up I never saw a man as being a threat to my life. I never
thought about a man attempting to hurt me. I saw man as someone to run
FIVE THINGS PAUL DID TO ENABLE HIM TO RE- to for safety. As I got older and realized some of the horrible things that
MAIN FAITHFUL father’s and men had done to women and children, I was shocked. Be-
(Acts 18:1-10): cause of my daddy I felt a great love for God. I could easily see God as
my father. I knew from a small child that it was God who made my daddy
1. He made new friends instead of complaining about being alone in his minis- who he was. My daddy loved God with all his being.
try. (18:1,2)
I was 15 years old, sitting in a church service when the Holy Spirit
2. He occupied himself in profitable labor instead of waiting for a handout. showed me, I was lost. As I sat in the pew, I debated as to whether there
was a God. What if there was no God and no Creator, then I could do as I
pleased and there would be no one to judge me and condemn me. What if
3. He witnessed for Christ instead of griping about his tough assignment in
Corinth. (18:4,5) my family was wrong about God? Also, what if they were right? I chose
to put my faith in Christ that night because I wanted what my father had,
4. He looked for the blessings instead of staring at the problems. (18:7,8) and I knew he had it because of his belief in Christ. If daddy could trust
the Bible to be the Word of God, then so would I. I don’t believe I would
5. He listened for the voice of God instead of murmuring at the silence. have been saved that night had I not seen the person of Christ in my daddy
(18:9,10) and mother’s lives. Parents live what you believe if you hope your chil-
dren will follow. I have found life because I was introduced to life through
Author Unknown my home. What kind of an introduction are you given?
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Amid heated debate, Congress postponed the vote on Lee’s reso-
lution, but appointed a five-man committee – including Thomas Jefferson
of Virginia, John Adams of Massachusetts, Roger Sherman of Connecti-
cut, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania and Robert R. Livingston of New
York – to draft a formal statement justifying the break with Great Britain.

Did you know? John Adams believed that July 2nd was the correct
date on which to celebrate the birth of American independence, and would
reportedly turn down invitations to appear at July 4th events in protest.
Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826—the 50th anni-
versary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of Lee’s resolu-
tion for independence in a near-unanimous vote (the New York delegation
abstained, but later voted affirmatively). On that day, John Adams wrote
to his wife Abigail that July 2 “will be celebrated, by succeeding Genera-
tions, as the great anniversary Festival” and that the celebration should
include “Pomp and Parade…Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and
Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other.”
On July 4th, the Continental Congress formally adopted the Dec-
laration of Independence, which had been written largely by Jefferson.
Though the vote for actual independence took place on July 2nd, from
then on the 4th became the day that was celebrated as the birth of Ameri-
A History of Independence Day can independence.

When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in April
1775, few colonists desired complete independence from Great Britain,
and those who did were considered radical.

By the middle of the following year, however, many more colo-

nists had come to favor independence, thanks to growing hostility against
Britain and the spread of revolutionary sentiments such as those expressed
in the bestselling pamphlet “Common Sense,” published by Thomas Paine
in early 1776.
from the
On June 7, when the Continental Congress met at the Pennsylva-
nia State House (later Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, the Virginia
delegate Richard Henry Lee introduced a motion calling for the colonies’
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