Bethlehem’s Physician and Calvary’s Hospital

Sep 18, 2014 1222

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Bethlehem’s Physician and Calvary’s Hospital
by Desmond Ford

Excerpt:

The substance of this article will seem as far from the theme of Christmas as chalk from cheese, and hell from heaven. At least, to start with. But remember the proverb (which is at least half true): all things come to those who wait! More importantly, recall that the route of success is often the route of indirection. Napoleon, when attacking the great city of Toulouse, pointed on the map to a much smaller city and declared, “That is how we will take Toulouse.” No one ever takes the city of Happiness by making a direct attack upon it; and who would have thought that one could climb to heaven via a cattle shed and a gallows, as the gospel teaches?

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