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Hinduism is the third largest of the world’s religions. It numbers about 1.05 billion. Most of these live in South Asia (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com). More than 3 million live in the U.S.A. (Wikipedia). Origin The word ‘Hindu’ … Continue reading
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
Thanksgiving celebrations, on American soil, predate the Pilgrims. Spanish explorers celebrated a day of thanksgiving in 1541 (Palo Duro Canyon, Texas), and again, in 1598 (El Paso, Texas). French Huguenot colonists did so in 1564 (Saint Augustine, Florida). English settlers … Continue reading
“You cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and crying; so He does not regard the offering anymore, nor receive it with goodwill from your hands. Yet you say ‘For what reason?’ Because the LORD has been … Continue reading
“ ‘Your words have been harsh against Me’ says the LORD, “Yet you say, ‘What have we spoken against You?’ You have said “It is useless to serve God; what profit is it that we have kept His ordinances, and … Continue reading
“Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, ‘In what way have we robbed You?’ In tithes and offerings” (Malachi 3:8). The children of Israel had returned from captivity about a century earlier. Many things … Continue reading
“This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts” (Zechariah 4:6). Immediately before this, Zechariah saw a vision. The vision included a lampstand of solid … Continue reading