Monthly Archives: August 2013

God Hath Not Promised

I first encountered these words on a sympathy card in 1967.  More recently, I learned that they are the words of an old hymn.  In any case, these words help to describe how God helps us “walk through the valley … Continue reading

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“Love Crucified Arose” by Michael Card

The lyrics are included in the video, and you really have to stop what you’re doing and read the words as the song progresses in order to fully appreciate what the song is saying about our Lord and the dramatic … Continue reading

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I Heard That Miley Cyrus Was Vulgar on TV Show

I heard that Miley Cyrus was on a television show the other night and performed in a shockingly vulgar way.  Does this mean that if her performance had been omitted that the rest of the show would have been wholesome?

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What Is the Proper Response to an Insult?

The response to a perceived insult described in this article is so fundamentally different from that which Jesus taught His followers that it bears noting. Sentenced to death for a sip of water – NYPOST.com.  [Ed. note:  Sorry, but it … Continue reading

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Martin Luther on Resisting the Temptation to Sin

“You can’t stop birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from making a nest in your hair.” –  Martin Luther (1483 – 1546) The world has its temptations.  You can’t change that.  But you can decide … Continue reading

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Differences Between Muhammad and Jesus

Here are some differences between Muhammad and Jesus. Muhammad lived about 62 years; Jesus lived about 33. Muhammad was married to multiple women simultaneously; Jesus was never married. Muhammad was a political leader; Jesus refused political leadership. Muhammad was a … Continue reading

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How Much Different Could Sodom and Gomorrah Have Looked?

Here’s a headline: UNIVERSITY ADDS CONDOMS TO DORM VENDING MACHINES BECAUSE IT’S ‘THE MOST CONVENIENT PLACE TO HAVE CONDOMS LOCATED’ And here are some excerpts from the article: The university already offers them for no charge at its health clinic. … Continue reading

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It Takes a Child to Save a Village

You’ve heard it said that “it takes a village to raise a child.”  Of course, this is not true.  What’s true in that regard is that it takes a mother and father to raise a child – the ones who … Continue reading

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“Tolerance” in Today’s Culture Means “You Must Tolerate Our Ways But We Will Not Tolerate Yours!”

NM Supreme Court: ‘Tolerance’ Means Forcing Religious Photographers to Serve Same-Sex Weddings. “Tolerance” in public life has come to mean “intolerance” – specifically, “intolerance of godliness, or any attempt at, support of, or hope for godliness.” Large portions of the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Doubt

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” William Shakespeare I wonder if Shakespeare was thinking of this passage from Matthew when he wrote those lines (from the NASB): Matthew … Continue reading

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