Question: "What are the differences between the Sadducees and Pharisees?" Answer: The Gospels refer often to the Sadducees and Pharisees, as Jesus was in almost constant conflict with them. The Sadducees and Pharisees comprised the ruling class of Jews in Israel. There are some similarities between the two groups but important differences between them as … Continue reading What are the differences between the Sadducees and Pharisees?
I was in a supermarket last night and there was a lady and two kids behind me in the LONG line. One was a big kid, one was a toddler. The bigger one had a pack of glow sticks and the baby was screaming for them so the Mom opened the pack and gave him one, … Continue reading Gracefully Broken!
"The spiritual life is a stern choice. It is not a consoling retreat from the difficulties of existence, but an invitation to enter fully into that difficult existence, and there apply the Charity of God, and bear the cost." - Evelyn Underhill
source : prudence When GOD solves our problems, we have faith in HIS abilities. When GOD doesn't solve our problems, HE has faith in our abilities. One may observe God's accuracy in the hatching of eggs… those of the Canary in 14 days; those of the Barnyard Hen in 21 days; Eggs of Ducks and … Continue reading GOD’S Accuracy..
While dining at a restaurant with her father, this little girl noticed a less fortunate man sitting outside. She demonstartes kindness by giving her full plate of food to him https://youtu.be/T2-no_KWMVM When Ella Scott noticed a homeless man looking "hungry and helpless," she took action. The 8-year-old girl stood up from her table at … Continue reading Kind Little Girl Gives Her Food To A Homeless Man
"It is easy to want things from the Lord and yet not want the Lord Himself, as though the gift could ever be preferable to the Giver." - St. Augustine of Hippo
Every so often I wonder if maybe this blog has run its course and, as with all good things, that maybe the time has come for its end. Maybe I should end this one and start another one. Maybe I should stop blogging and write books… maybe an online magazine… or maybe I should stop writing and take up golf.
Oh, maybe not golf; you probably need to be able to see to do that.
I want a YouTube Channel!
Of course, I’d need to learn video editing and… you probably need to see for that too.
I go through this every year around this time; is it a case of “spring fever”? Nah, maybe more like cabin fever; we still have snow multiple times each week! Whatever it is, it’s irritating. Yet I fear this blog is a bit one dimensional because I’m always going through books of the…
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source : ousus “Go and tell Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the Lord , the God of David your father: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will add to your days fifteen years. - Isaiah 38:5 NKJV. King Hezekiah was about to die and he cries out to God. God responds, … Continue reading “I have heard your prayer and seen your tears”
“You shall not commit adultery”. - Ex 20:14 NIV One Christian thinker, Richard Foster, claimed that there are three great problem areas for Christians. They are money, power and sex. They are problem areas for every human being, not only Christian believers. The seventh commandment puts it simply and clearly: you shall not commit adultery, … Continue reading Sex is Sacred
Franklin Graham, the eldest son of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last month at the age of 99, shared with his followers on social media what’s written on the “simple” marker on his father’s grave.
On Twitter, Graham wrote that his father “was laid to rest on the grounds of @TheBGLibrary” beside his wife, Ruth, and the etching on the marker reads:
Preacher of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ
The verse reads, “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
In another tweet, Graham wrote that his father has said, “I’m prepared to die, in fact I’m looking forward to it—And when you’re prepared to die, you’re also prepared to live.”
Earlier, he explained on the Today show the reason behind the epitaph: “When my mother passed away, we knew…
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