A person being interviewed on the radio said, “Even in the Bible it says, ‘God helps those who help themselves.'” It may be true, but it’s not in the Bible. A preacher reported he once said the Bible does not say, “God works in mysterious ways, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps on the sea and rides upon the storm.” A lady said afterward he was wrong; she had read it herself in the Bible, and she would bring him the reference. He’s still waiting.


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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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