Attracted to Holiness

In 1926, Dr. James Allan penned “One Solitary Life,” a short story – a poem of sorts – which describes the life of a seemingly ordinary man who didn’t do anything that we would consider fame-worthy.  He grew up in an obscure village and entered the carpenter trade, working with his hands until he was 30.  Upon his death, he had no possessions and was laid to rest in a borrowed tomb.  Yet, “nineteen centuries have come and gone and today Jesus is the central figure of the human race and the leader of mankind’s progress. All the armies that have ever marched, all the navies that have ever sailed, all the parliaments that have ever sat, all the kings that ever reigned put together have not affected the life of mankind on earth as powerfully as that one solitary life.”

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