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An Overdose of Preaching

"For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe." - 1 Corinthians 1:21 (KJV)

There was a young man, in his twenties or thereabout, who, having been recently Born Again, found himself with an insatiable zeal for the hearing of the preached Word of God.  Such zeal, in and of itself, is most healthy, especially for a new convert, and encouraging to the Man of God called to be the Pastor of such an individual.  That is until the new convert calls his Pastor aside with a problem.  It was seemingly innocent and reasonably trivial.  The young man had some "strange thing" enter his mind in regard to a Biblical theme.  Once the Pastor thoroughly explained the point of confusion, the young man went about his way with apparent satisfaction in the answer he had been given.  This event would repeat itself several times and with increasing frequency over the next few weeks.  

But the…