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Month: December 2015

Israel Saved by a Prostitute! Joshua 2:1-3

This is one of the most fascinating stories in the Old Testament and carries over into the New Testament! This is a lesson for Christian’s to never write off a sinner! If we do that becomes a greater sin! Pride and self-righteousness! Rahab was a Amorite. The first part of her name, “RA”, is the name of an Egyptian God.

In The Beginning! John 1:1-4

To come to terms with our beginning requires a truthful story to acquire the skills to live in gratitude rather than resentment for the gift of life!  Theologian Stanley Hauerwas

Christmas Eve Withdrawal!

I went over to our bank to get some cash. In the outer lobby there is an enclosure with an ATM machine. Then the inner glass door leads to the main lobby. In the outer lobby a young man was standing there as i walked in. I was wearing my camouflaged military fatigue shirt under my jacket. This young man

Ways to Grow Your Blog!

Share a resource! Be like Google!  2. Report someone else’s post! Serve others!  3. Make announcements!  4. Reveal something personal!  5. Ask a question?  6. Provide discounts if selling stuff!  7. Reply to questions!  8. Report on what you are doing now!  9. Offer Praise! Spotlight others! Make it about your audience!  10. Wish someone well! Call attention to people

Christmas and Purpose!

To be a Christian means you become a part of the most significant story the World has ever heard! You don’t become part of that without an ongoing questioning of what it means to become part of that! Theologian Stanley Hauerwas

Wonderful Councilor! Isaiah 9:6

God chose to make His dwelling place with men! A councilor is one who fixes problems! My dad was my best councilor growing up as an adolescent! He rescued me many times! Kids should learn important lessons in life from their parents!  With all those close calls I had growing up God never took His eyes off me! Today many

The Word Made Flesh! John 1:14

We can all understand the word flesh as we share this as mortals! However, do we understand the word, “Word?” I went back to the Old testament where there are 9 Hebrew root words and to the New Testament where there are 6 Greek words. So when you combine this package of words this is what you get when God

The Christmas Party is Growing!

Christianity is the fastest growing religion in the world! Islam is second. It’s spreading in Asia, Africa and South America. So the world is in a kind of religious revival, and the atheists are totally flummoxed. They thought they were winning, and now they see the are not. Dinesh D’Souza.  Comment: The world is a stage for the battle between

May The Force Be With You?

This was Hillary’s closing statement in the democratic debate last night? I expected the politically correct Happy Holidays but that did not happen either? What force is she talking about? The Air Force? The forced conversions to Islam? Is she talking about abortions? The forced removal of Crosses and Christmas Tree’s across America? The taking away of our guns? Is

The Folly of Politics!

At least one reason for trying to live lives that make a difference is that by so living, we hope we will not be forgotten by those who benefit from our trying to make a difference. Yet to try to insure we will not be forgotten too often results in desperate manipulation strategies that are doomed to fail! Theologian Stanley