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I started somewhat of a hobby years ago, collecting and restoring cast iron skillets. Personally I see a lot of spiritual and biblical lessons that can be used on the subject of cast iron, and decided to share a few of my thoughts on the subject. I... read more
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3,532 alerts lol. I hope all are well. Took off from work to sort of catch my breath lol, life has been keeping me busy, but I wanted to check in and say hi. Good to see the site still here and being a blessing to many. March 12th will mark 4 years... read more
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Gregorian. Another year. It will have much of the same old. As I listened to all the traditional songs this past Christmas it brought back memories of the past, and caused me to think of what lies ahead. When the angels gave the greeting upon the... read more
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Well it39;s been a while. Things have sure changed since my last visit lol. I do read blogs published by the friends I have here, especially those that were members when I joined over 7 years ago. Now we enter the season of Thanksgiving here in the... read more
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Gen. 217, and Gen. 3. To many in the theological world, and in the world of history in the secular system, the first 11 chapters of Genesis can be thought of as symbolic. A comparison of other early writings. Not to be relied upon as literal. For me... read more
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John 318,19 quot;He that believe that on Him is not condemned, but he that believe not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 19. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the... read more
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Most scholars have differing thoughts about the 39;mas39;, in the word Christmas. Some that it comes from the old English meaning of 39;mass39;, and yet others that it actually comes from the old English which means a celebration. Either... read more
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Our Lord Jesus Christ gave to the apostle John the words of the title to this blog in Revelation. A promise that will be fulfilled. It isn39;t hard as we look around at the conditions of things on earth to see that things are a mess. Just when we... read more
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Judas betrayed His Lord. Jesus the Christ knew, all along. Foreknowledge, God39;s foreknowledge, is something our human minds and hearts can not fully comprehend. Those of us who have been 39;betrayed39; know that this is something we struggle,... read more
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It39;s been a while since my last blog. Just checking in to let everyone know I am still here. I am borrowing my son, Matthews. laptop, and I am trying to navigate and publish a blog with it. (hightech). I use my smartphone to get on the internet... read more
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Romans 918. And of course we can39;t neglect the 39;if39;, each of them, found in Romans 112123. The debate has raged for centuries, regarding what we term freewill, versus being fashioned by God, predestinated. Nobody has convinced either,... read more
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It is normal to reflect at the end of every year. I want to focus on the words of the title here, as we find them in the NT. In every epistle, along with the instructions of all that we have in Jesus Christ, and how as believers and followers of... read more
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The reference text for the title is 2nd Tim. 215, and the 39;much39; part Eccl. 1212,13. Yes, it does say 39;to the flesh39;. When I was younger, I was just driven to do a lot of study, on so many of the subjects that we still spend much... read more
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This blog concerns the coming of the Savior, Jesus Christ the Lord, as recorded in Luke 2120. No, we were not commanded by Jesus Christ to observe and celebrate His coming to earth, as a Babe in Bethlehem. Yet, as one studies this text, and reads... read more
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I really like that picture. No need for long drawn out explanations. I have contacted John already. It is time to go on to other things in The Lord. I wanted to just set this for friends, but some I have grown fond of, through the years, would not see... read more
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Have you heard that one? Meaning is, we need to think about some of the things we say. I think we all can say we have been guilty, probably much more than once. Another one is asking people how they are doing. Some of them, may tell you every ache and... read more
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Our lesson for Sunday school was based on Gen. 3124. The verse I wanted to blog about is found in Gen. 36, quot;And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one... read more
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I have read what some say a prophet is and does. I think we should consider what a prophet did in the scripture. Jesus Christ used the same greek in speaking of the prophets who came before, and of those He would send, when He spoke on the subject. I... read more
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That photograph is mine. Everyone who knows me here, knows how I feel about the scripture. It is Gods word given to is. We study to show ourselves approved unto God. The whole of scripture is that Jesus Christ is Gods Son. He came as Immanuel. He was... read more
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Acts 1043 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name. (New International Version) Didn39;t see no redbox. quot;Through His Namequot;. A name is more than, well, just a... read more
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2nd Tim. 44, quot;And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fablesquot;. The context here is in preaching and teaching sound doctrine. The word used for 39;fable39; is defined in Strongs as G3454; (a tale, i.e... read more
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Psalm 10 describes the wicked. In verse 11 it says, quot;He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten He hideth His face; He will never see it.quot; This accurately describes society today, and many who profess Jesus Christ, and even in the... read more
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Matthew 1038 Whoever does not take up their cross and follow me is not worthy of me. (New International Version) Sadly, there are those that will call this, too, 39;39;worksquot;. This is not making any reference to what Jesus did for us, it... read more
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Matthew 524, quot;Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.quot; Approaching the season of Thanksgiving, here in the U.S.A, we remember days in the past, of family... read more
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Acts 21. No, this is not the mention of the first car, an 39;accord39;. That would have been the one in Acts 1929. . Seriously though, the greek wording does show that people can be of one accord concerning something not of God, and evil too read more
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