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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
This is actually copied from comments I recently made on Facebook. I decided it might be a good topic for a CB blog A true friend is not someone who is easily definable, nor someone who fits in a box or a mold. A true friend can disagree with you,... read more
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I am sorry to say that I have not visited CB for quite some time. I have spent almost all my spare time in political activities, fighting against the socialization of America. I have been in debate after debate with liberals and conservatives alike read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
Winners, Losers, and the Human Experience I watched the rebroadcast of the Ford Ironman World Championship on TV today. It gave me the material I needed for this long ago conceived blog about the human experience and what it means to win8230;and... read more
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At this time I am walking in the valley. For the first time in my life I feel that I truly understand what the psalmist meant when he said, quot;Yeah, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death.quot; It is an ominous, black, heavy place... read more
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I just read a blog entry (I won39;t say on what site, nor who wrote it) which disturbed me a little. What disturbed me about that entry was not that anything in it was inaccurate; in fact, it was pretty much accurate. What disturbed me about that... read more
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Albert Einstein wrote an article for the first issue of Monthly Review magazine in May of 1949. The article was titled quot;Why Socialism.quot; Because his thinking was so far above the average, most people to this day do not fully understand what... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
What kind of fruit do I bear? I am asking myself that question more and more each day. While I am continuing to grow and learn in the Spirit of God, He has been showing me some things that I would like to share. Matthew 71520 (NKJV) quot;15... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
When you quot;wear your Jesus on your sleevequot; you often get some unexpected results. I have enjoyed the company of a young man with whom I work. He is intelligent, witty, and laughs at my silly jokes. We usually have very interesting... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
There is an Easter play called quot;The Sound of Heavenquot; which will be webcast tomorrow, Easter Sunday at 630 p.m. If you can at all take the time to watch it, it will be well worth the effort to log on. Of course, it cannot compare to seeing... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
A few weeks ago, my son gave me a copy of a DVD titled quot;Facing the Giants.quot; It is a Christian film about a coach and a Christian Academy football team. After letting it sit around collecting dust for a while as I have been very busy lately,... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
The Mind39;s Ability to Fool Itself By Phil Ruby The human mind has an incredibility to fool itself. At some point, I dare say, every single one of us has convinced ourselves that something is true when it is not, or has denied a truth that we want... read more
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quot;Love your neighbor as yourself.quot; This is quot;part twoquot; of Jesus39; answer to the question of which is the greatest commandment. In my last entry I gave you my interpretation of the first part, which is to love the Lord your God... read more
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I have wanted to write about this for some time, but was not certain how to approach it. In the first place, I am not one to take a scripture and overanalyze it, dissect it, or belabor the various meanings in every conceivable language of every single... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
(note) This blog is intended mainly for new converts, or people who feel that their baptism hasn39;t fully quot;takenquot; yet. That being said, everyone is welcome to read and comment. I have noticed a sort of natural progression of the learning... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
Upon reading a recent blog entry by a sister here, I started to respond in a comment. Then I thought that the questions she raised may bear a little more than just a comment. The blog was about confusion as to what sin is, whether obeying the... read more
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Kids in Sports Christians in Life My oldest grandson (eight) is into sports yearround. Little league baseball season just ends and he begins midget league football. Football season ends and he begins basketball practice. Right now he is in Upward... read more
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Oxygen Oxygen is obviously a necessity for living. If we do not get it, we die. That is pretty obvious. I became very aware of exactly what oxygen does for the human body this morning as I climbed the hill behind my house to watch the sunrise. It is... read more
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I have a daughter who is a sophomore in high school, and already planning her life. I am very proud of her. She works hard to keep her grades up and has goals already! (I know many in their thirtys who still do not have clear goals) As my daughter... read more
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I had breakfast with my Lord this morning We cut potatoes, poached eggs And made bacon and toast Oh yes!...and the coffee...the coffee was excellent. I woke up alone this morning, or at least I thought I did I soon felt a presence with me; It was my... read more
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Finish the Race By Phil Ruby I have heard it, seen it in print, and even felt it in the Spirit The day of the Lord is near. What a joyous day that will be for the redeemed in Christ! What a horrible day that will be for those who have rebuked Him. It... read more
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Music Hath Charms By Phil Ruby quot;Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.quot; William Congreve Many things have been said of music. There have been several blogs written on this site about Christian... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
Cherishing Christmas Memories I have many memories of Christmas past. Many of them are good memories, but some are not so good. All those memories are important to me, whether they are good ones, or bad ones. Each memory has a place in our past,... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
Blessings, brothers and sisters in Christ! I am not quite as good at analogies as a few others here, but I often remember my dad39;s way of explaining things to me as a child. One of his analogies just popped into my head while reading the Word... read more
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Christians disagree a lot. Christians have been disagreeing with each other since the days of the New Testament. Early Christians were disagreeing on things like eating meat offered to idols, on whether or not to observe the Sabbath Day, on whether to... read more
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Phillip H Ruby @philruby (United States)
Luke 2820 quot;8And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.quot; Shepherd of that day, the time Jesus was born, were considered among the lowliest of all. They were not permitted to... read more
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