has been well said that the man who holds the ladder at the bottom is about as
important as the man at the top. Everybody wants to be the man on the top, but
he would not be there very long without the assistance he receives from the man
at the bottom. If he is wise, the man at the top will recognize the importance
of the man at the bottom. If he does not recognize it, he may find his ladder
Michael Shannon is professor of preaching at Cincinnati Bible College in Cincinnati,
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