Archive | December, 2009

May Your Joy Be Made Full…

December 31, 2009

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[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=2010+fireworks&iid=7441142″ src=”9/b/b/c/Sydney_Celebrates_New_1a6e.jpg?adImageId=8747273&imageId=7441142″ width=”234″ height=”358″ /]       John Chapter 15:7-12 7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. 8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. 9 As […]

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Get to Know George Mueller

December 30, 2009

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“At last I saw Christ as my Saviour.  I believed in Him and gave myself to Him.  The burden rolled from off me, and a great love for Christ filled my soul.  That was more than fifty years ago (at age 20).  I loved Jesus Christ then, but I loved Him more the year after, […]

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How to Read the Bible, Part II

December 29, 2009

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By Charles H. Spurgeon [picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=spurgeon&iid=7210062″ src=”8/3/a/b/Charles_Haddon_Spurgeon_0aab.jpg?adImageId=8721807&imageId=7210062″ width=”234″ height=”312″ /] II. But now, secondly, and very briefly, let us notice that in reading we ought to seek out the spiritual teaching of the word. I think that is in my text, because our Lord says, “Have ye not read?” Then, again, “Have ye […]

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How to Read the Bible, Part I

December 28, 2009

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By Charles H. Spurgeon  [picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=spurgeon&iid=7209887″ src=”4/3/5/c/Charles_Haddon_Spurgeon_9d5d.jpg?adImageId=8706573&imageId=7209887″ width=”234″ height=”300″ /] “But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was an hungred, and they that were with him; How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the shewbread, which was not lawful for him to […]

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Emmaus Road Theology…Introspectively; Part II

December 27, 2009

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….continued So, we all have different life experiences.  What one person understands easily, another understands with great difficulty.  Diversity is emphasized greatly within our institutions today.  Great are the types of people from around the globe.  Multiple languages, multiple physical abilities, multiple social levels and so on.  Not surprising there are multiple gods. Gosh, I […]

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Reading and Study Schedule for 2010

December 26, 2009

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[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=bible&iid=7310372″ src=”7/c/e/c/Page_from_Wycliffes_4504.jpg?adImageId=8664121&imageId=7310372″ width=”380″ height=”600″ /]To the side is a page from a Wycliffe Bible.  It is considered a precious antiquity of our Church History.  Created in the 14th century and copied by hand, these bibles represent some of the earliest translations into English.  Parchment type books from this era were extremely valuable, often costing […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2009

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May the Peace and Joy   that is Christ   Reign in your Hearts   and Homes   this Holiday Season.    God Bless You!   Dave and Leticia 

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Thinking of the New Covenant

December 24, 2009

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[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=christian&iid=7313207″ src=”5/4/6/a/The_Epiphany_Giotto_16d8.jpg?adImageId=8614044&imageId=7313207″ width=”380″ height=”401″ /] There are so many things that we can think about during the Christmas season.  So many good things: food, gift-giving, family, warmth.  We are rightly drawn into focus about the ones we love and the importance of family and togetherness.  But during this time we certainly know that the heart […]

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Manhattan Declaration

December 23, 2009

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This year end has seen a lot of activity and discussion centered around the Manhattan Declaration.  The gist of the document is as follows: Christians, when they have lived up to the highest ideals of their faith, have defended the weak and vulnerable and worked tirelessly to protect and strengthen vital institutions of civil society, beginning with the […]

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Hiatus Schmatus

December 22, 2009

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For those that, for whatever reason (I can’t imagine), follow this blog every now and again, I took a little hiatus just to clear my thoughts.  After all, it’s not a good thing to produce copy that’s banal or tedious.  My hope was that I would generate some ideas that could be developed in the […]

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