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Several years ago after a service at Harpeth Baptist,one of our our members met me out in the church yard,  He was dying in a later stage of cancer.  Everyone knew of his condition.  He got up close to me and said, “The Lord has been good to me.”   I nodded.  I said just a few words.  There was no need in me being wordy.  He said it all.  What an example this man had.  He could have cried out, “Why me!”  “What have I done to deserve this incurable state?”  But he said it all simply:  “The Lord has been good to me.”  When my time to go is short – and it always is really because The Bible says, “Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.”  Proverbs 27:1  Since my time is always short, I want to live daily like this dying member of our church did with these words on my lips, “The Lord has been good to me.”