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Luke 14:25-35

Baby’s Blessing

It occurred in Northern Virginia, probably on his last visit there. A young mother brought her baby to him to be blessed. He took the infant in his arms and looked at it and then at her and slowly said, “Teach him he must deny himself.”

Robert E. Lee, Douglas Southall Freeman, in Lee, quoted in Charles Swindoll, Living Above the Level of Mediocrity, p.54