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Rickey and Robinson

Born in 1881, Wesley Branch Rickey was named after the Methodist evangelist John Wesley and a prophecy of Christ found in Isaiah: “And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots” (11:1).  Raised on the Bible by […]

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“He Being Dead Yet Speaketh” – Hebrews 11:4

“He being dead yet speaketh” (Heb. 11:4) Recently a photo-copied page from a book published in 1896 was sent to me by the great-granddaughter of Sheldon Ashley. The brief paragraphs on this page gave some fascinating details about the life of a man whose continuing legacy impacts all of us […]