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Pastor Donald Cobb examines a Bible he has used for decades, including his entire 27-year, eight-month tenure at First Baptist Church in Livingston. He pointed out the many ways he has patched the Bible to keep it from falling apart over years of heavy use.

By Lyndon Johnson, OCN Staff

Editor's note: This story originally appeared on this site and in our print edition Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The late Rev. Donald Cobb's obituary is published elsewhere on this site and in the Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 print edition.

Livingston First Baptist Church Pastor Donald Cobb has been preaching at his current church longer than most people work at a single job – and he’s been a pastor long enough to span nearly three average careers. But come Sunday, he’ll give his last sermon.

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