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Alleged Stradivarius Is Merely an Imitation

In an episode of the History Channel's reality show about a Las Vegas pawn shop, a man brought in a violin and asked for an appraisal. According to the man's story, he had recently purchased a piece of property that included a house and a barn. Shortly ...

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Paul Simpson

August 06, 2012  4:07pm

I like this illustration, it can be used in various contexts. I'm hoping to use it to lead into 1 Thess chapter 2, where Paul seeks to defend his ministry as 'genuine' as opposed to the comparisons being made by those who opposed the Gospel.

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Ken Schroeder

March 22, 2011  3:57pm

This illustration has much potential.

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