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Category Archives: Soul Winning
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
Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, came ashore in Rockport, Texas on August 26. It is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continuous United States (Wikipedia). Some areas have received nearly 52” of rain (washingtonpost.com). No part of … Continue reading
Have you ever felt like you were being squeezed in a vise? Life is not always easy. Job’s assessment: “Man who is born of women is of few days and full of trouble” (Job 14:1). Sometimes this trouble comes from … Continue reading
I recently finished watching Ken Burns’ series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. The 14 hour series weaves the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt into a single narrative. He suggests that both Theodore and Franklin were driven by a … Continue reading
“He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap” (Ecclesiastes 11:4). The meaning? John Waddey comments, “His illustration is that of a farmer who is so concerned about having perfect conditions for sowing … Continue reading
“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness” (Romans 1:18, KJV). “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of … Continue reading
“If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but wisdom brings success” (Ecclesiastes 10:10). This passage teaches that there is wisdom in preparation. Things go better when one has prepared … Continue reading