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       Lester Roloff
       1914-1982
      
       Lester Roloff was born in Dawson, Texas. His conversion at the age of fourteen came during a revival meeting when a godly Sunday school teacher urged him to give his heart to Christ.
      
       He received his education at Baylor University, taking his Jersey cow, "Marie," along with him and paying for his room and board with four gallons of milk per day. After finishing school, "Brother Roloff" conducted a work of ministry both as a pastor and as an evangelist in his own inimitable style. His ministry touched the lives of millions of people throughout the USA and in many foreign countries.
      
       Brother Roloff was never shy about voicing his convictions. He opposed Baylor University's plan to grant an honorary degree to President Harry Truman because of his frequent use of profanity. In 1950, he separated from the Southern Baptist Convention. In 1969 Roloff became pastor of the People's Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. Under his leadership, the church began an outreach ministry to troubled teens and adults under the blanket name, "The City of Refuge."
      
       He was maybe known best for the "Family Altar Radio Program" and the Roloff Evangelistic Enterprises, which both continue on today, long after Brother Roloff's passage to Heaven.


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People read newspapers far more than they read the Word of God and then we wonder way America is in the mess she's in today. This is the Book that made America great, but since it's been kicked out, we've seen America go under and down.

    Topics: America, The Bible

A test of a Christian's character is what he does after he comes to the blockade in the road and what his attitude is after everything has left him except Jesus.

    Topics: Character, Attitude

God's greatest blessings are upon those who show the proper respect for the poor and the needy.

    Topics: Charity

You will never know down here that Christ is all you need until Christ is all you have left.

    Topics: Christ

The only way to build a church, if you have a Bible church, is to preach out of the Bible, teach out of the Bible, read out of the Bible.

    Topics: Church, The Bible

Churches become poor if they become rich and care not for the poor.

    Topics: Church, Wealth

Christian families are under attack in America! The Communists, Masons, Atheists, Humanists, Evolutionists, and other Godless sickos want to destroy the family. Parents beware, the government wants your child!

    Topics: Family, America

God's not dead today. He's more alive than ever. In fact, He is the only one who is alive.

    Topics: God

I have all that I need here and heaven hereafter! How much richer could anybody want to be?

    Topics: Heaven

You are not going to be lost when you get to hell. If you are without Christ, you are lost right now. Your trial is already over. You've already been sentenced. You're just waiting for execution morning to roll around.

    Topics: Hell, Justice

Sorrow does not take away, but adds to the Christian's joy.

    Topics: Joy

My work is going to follow after me and yours is going to follow after you. Dear friend, I'm going to have about the same kind of works that follow after me that I had with me while I lived. There's no other way. Whether you like it or don't like it, if you live rotten, you are going to have some rotten works follow you.

    Topics: Life, Service

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