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One time I went to an evening worship service where the speaker did something unusual. He stated that we shouldn’t always expect to hear a sermon when we come to church meetings and proceed to open the meeting to praises and testimonies. Different people shared powerful experiences or meaningful verses and songs. Sometime during the meeting the speaker mentioned that when he would read Ellen White’s writings, he would write down his favorite sentences in the back of the books. I don’t remember anything specific from that meeting, but the idea of saving one-liners seemed positive to me, and that idea has been in the back of my mind since then.

A one-liner is different than a whole paragraph. Though it may be enhanced by the surrounding material, it can stand alone; it contains a complete thought. One line can sometimes have the spiritual impact that many entire paragraphs or…

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