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Category Archives: christian growth
Have you head of the “10,000 hour rule”? The theory is that to excel in a thing (e.g. sports, music, technology, business, etc.) 10,000 hours need to be invested in that thing (e.g. study, experimentation, practice). This theory was popularized … Continue reading
The Zulu people of Southern Africa have an effective way to catch the ring-tailed monkey. “Their trap is nothing more than a melon growing on a vine. The seeds of this melon are the favorite of the monkey. Knowing this, … Continue reading
Dan Hicks once sang a song entitled, “How can I miss you when you won’t go away?” It is a funny song. The answer to the song title is self-evident. Let’s consider another question. This time the question is about … Continue reading
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading
“Demon(s)” are mentioned over 70 times in the New Testament. The King James Version is confusing, using the word “devil(s)” for the original word. There are many demons (daimon), but there is one devil (diabolos). Other words are also used. … Continue reading
“Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd told an interesting story concerning his first expedition to the South Pole. He left his isolated hut one day for a brief trip of exploration, and then in a sudden blizzard he became hopelessly lost. … Continue reading
The Bible clearly teaches that God sanctifies. Moreover, it teaches that He does so indirectly, by medium of the word (John 17:17, 19). However, some believe that He also directly (miraculously) influences the heart and mind of man. Some believe … Continue reading