Winnowing thought

A combine harvester makes short work of reaping a field of grain. With less sophisticated methods, winnowing takes longer, but the basic process is the same.

In some countries the harvesting procedure has changed little since biblical times, when a "fan" was the tool used. This was simply a fork for tossing the grain into the air so that the wind would blow the chaff away.

Describing the coming of Christ Jesus, John the Baptist said to the people, "I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable." Luke 3: 16, 17;

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Prove disease unreal
January 7, 1980

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