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Ghosting (Don’t Ghost Me)
Are you familiar with this word, and its modern usage? I was not, until recently. What does the word mean? Here are some definitions – Psychology Today: “Ghosting… is having someone that you believe cares about you, whether it be … Continue reading
Posted in Dating, Ethics, Family, Fellowship, Forgiveness, friends, Marriage Tagged 1 Corinthians 13, 1 Corintians 12, 1 thessalonians 5:14, brethren, church, Collosians 3:12-13, Colossians 3:21, communication, dating, employers, Ephesians 4:16, Ephesians 6:1-2, esau, Exodus 20:5, fair weaher friends, family, father and prodigal son, fellowship, forgivness, friends, Galatians 6:1-2, Genesis 33, Genesis 45, Genesis 50, honor father and mother, James 3:9, jennice vilhauer, John 13:14, joseph, Jude 3, kenny rogers, loyalty, Luke 15, Mark 7:9-12, Matthew 18:15-17, Matthew 19:6, Matthew 5:16, Matthew 5:23-24, Matthew 7:12, Philippians 2:4, Proverbs 25:19, Proverbs 27:10, Proverbs 27:17, psychology today, reconciliation, responsibilty, Romans 12, Romans 12:15, song you picked a fine time to leave me lucille, stats on ghosting, Titus 2:5, urban dictionary, wikipedia Leave a comment
Don’t Be A Ring-tailed Monkey
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
Posted in christian growth, Nature, Priorities, Repentance, Temptation Tagged 1 corinthians 15:33, 1 Peter 2:12, africa, anger, colossians 3:8, ephesians 5:31, evil company, family, hatred, john 12:42-43, lust. pride, material possessions, matthew 10:37, matthew 10:38-39, matthew 19:21-22, matthew 5:29-30, monkey, physical life, praise of men, proverbs 13:20, proverbs 16:18, ring tail monkey, sinful lust, southern africa, temptation, zulu 2 Comments
Where is the Stigma?
“One of illegitimate birth shall not enter the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation none of his descendants shall enter the assembly of the LORD” (Deuteronomy 23:2). It certainly was not the fault of the illegitimate offspring … Continue reading
New Year’s Resolutions
The end of a year is a time for reflection. We, as God’s people, are instructed to make self-examination. Paul wrote, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves…” (2 Corinthians 13:5). He again wrote, “Let … Continue reading
Posted in Bible Study, christian growth, Christian Influence, Example, Faith, Family, holiday, Love, Prayer, Soul Winning Tagged ben franklins plan for personal growth, benjamin franklin, bible study, church attendance, e.e. hewitt, examine yourself, faith, family, goals, heart, holiday, knowledge, list of great prayers of bible, love, milk and meat, muslim prayer life, new year, new year resolution, personal weaknesses, praise God with whole heart, prayer, resolutions, self examination, song more about Jesus, Soul Winning, teaching others, whole heart, worship Leave a comment
Where Are The Nine? (Luke 17:11-19)
The disease that we call leprosy today (Hansen’s Disease) is a disease of the nerves and of the skin. “Patients with leprosy experience disfigurement of the skin and bones, twisting of the limbs, and curling of the fingers to form … Continue reading
Posted in Textual study, Thanksgiving Tagged boils, family, friends, fugus infection, gratitude, hansen's disease, ingratitude, job, lepromas, leprosy, life, Luke 17, mercy, nation, one returned to give thanks, possessions, pray, salvation, samaritan, scabies, small pox, syphilies, ten lepers, the Bible, the church, things for which we should be thankful, tumor, unclean, why nine did not express thanks Leave a comment
A true Christian should not need the government to set aside one day per year as “Thanksgiving Day” to remember to be thankful. In fact, our lives should exude thankfulness and should be characterized by thanksgiving. 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “In … Continue reading
Posted in holiday, Thanksgiving Tagged brthren, example, family, food, for what should we be thankful, holiday, paul thanked God for good done by brethren, physical blessings, Revelation, salvation, spiritual blessings, thanksgiving day, to Whom we should be thankful, what He has allowed us to become, who should be thankful Leave a comment
God’s Safety Net
Some think that it is primarily the government’s or the church’s responsibility to care for those in need. I have seen church members, who were able to relieve a family member in need, refuse to do so themselves, but instead … Continue reading
In The News: China’s New Parental Law
USA Today reported on December 28, 2012 of a new law in China, saying, “Beijing – visit your parents. That’s an order. So says China, whose national legislature on Friday amended its laws on the elderly to require that adult … Continue reading
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