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Listen to Both Sides
“He who answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him” (Proverbs 18:13). “The first one to plead his cause seems right, until his neighbor comes and examines him” (Proverbs 18:17). These verses are cautioning … Continue reading
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Cursed Be Canaan
A preacher and dear friend in Africa contacted me, asking me to explain why Noah cursed Canaan (Genesis 9:18-27). Let’s consider the text… “Noah began to be a farmer, and he planted a vineyard. Then he drank of the wine and … Continue reading
Posted in drugs, Ethics, Textual study, Tongue, Wine Tagged africa, Coffman, cursed be canaan, Eddie Chloer, Genesis 9, gossip, Ham's sin, henry morris, marion fox, matthew henry, nakedness, Noah's drunkenness, Pasteur, Pasteur effect, tongue, Truth for Today, William Grasham, wine Leave a comment
Thoughts on Male-Female Interaction
Charles Hill (now deceased) taught a class call “The preacher’s life and work,” at the school of preaching I attended. He advised that preachers should avoid being alone with a female in counseling, Bible study, or personal visits, or in any other … Continue reading
Posted in Dating, Marriage, Preachers, Preaching, Sex, Temptation Tagged anita hill, appearance to others, avoid alone situaions with opposite sex, charles hill, clarence thomas syndrom. clarence thomas, counseling, false accusation, gossip, jealousy, joseph and potiphar's wife, reputation, rumors, suspicion, tamar and amnon, temptation, the preachers life and work, watch the money and the honey Leave a comment
ETHICS: TONGUE (Part I)
John Locke has written, “God having designed men for a social creature … furnished him also with language … Man therefore had by nature his organs so fashioned, as to be fit to frame articulate sounds … It was further … Continue reading
Posted in Ethics, Tongue Tagged alexie pilkington, bullies, cyberbully, ethics, gossip, in the news, internet, john locke, lori drew, megan meire, motivate or discourage, phoebe prince, ryan halligan, slander, suicide, tongue, whisperers, words Leave a comment