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Weak Knee NFL Players!

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it! Thomas Paine (1737-1809), An American Founding Father

$30000 Dollar Perfume! Mark 14:5

Would you spend thirty thousand dollars on perfume for your girl friend or wife? How about that much money spent on perfume for a burial! Probably not! Most Christian’s today would have picked up a bottle of perfume at Dollar Tree for Jesus! The pence or denarius was a day’s wage in the first Century! The pence was equal to

Slaves become Wealthy and Wealthy become Slaves!

His ways are past finding out! I want to do a literal translation from the Hebrew of Proverbs 13:22 and Exodus 3: 21-22. Here we go! Proverbs: A good man takes property as a permanent possession and gives it to his children and grandchildren and the strength and influence of an army who fail any task or endeavor is laid

The Promises to Millions! Genesis 24:60

Rebekah receives a Blessing to be the mother of thousands of millions! Also that her seed would inherit everything from those who hate her and her seed! These promises are confirmed earlier to Abraham in Genesis 22:17. There God promises Abraham that his seed would number as the stars of Heaven and as the sand under the sea! The servant

God Promises Blessings to the Arab’s! Genesis 21:18

God promises Abraham a Son to be heir for all of humanity. Abraham tried to fulfill this promise in his own strength and with the help of his wife Sarah. Sarah encouraged Abraham to go into his bondwoman Hagar to produce son. The word bondwoman means a female slave. Well the idea worked and Ishmael was born! This was not

Blessings!

However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts!  John Calvin

Bible

The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God as it’s author; salvation for it’s end, and truth without any mixture for it’s matter. It is all pure!  John Locke

Christmas Vietnam 1967

We have been ordered to take Hill 875. The hill has been bombarded by air power and artillery for the past three days! The ground shakes under our feet and our ears ring from the deafening sounds of battle. We are at the base line of this hill yet the Vietnamese continue to come down off this mountain at night

Pride Before The Fall? Abraham Lincoln

We have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand, which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity

Failure + Success = Humility

A famous quote by Mark Twain says, “Failure is never permanent and success is never final!” The most challenging part of our life cycle is not dealing with failure but being able to successfully handle success! If success is only a tool to get above others and control others then we misuse God’s Blessings! A Godly Blessing should help us