I've been thinking about putting some things down in permanent form in a blog. This whole concept is scary for me. I'm a guy who took typing on a manual typewriter who's typing teacher drilled into us the fact that nothing would ever replace the manual typewriter.
I woke up very early today. Been sitting in here at my computer desk doing some things, mostly fighting with my youngest kitten, Ruby, who is insisting on sleeping on my keyboard. My wife and I have three cats, BTW. They're our children.
Hey, this is my first time blogging. I have no idea how to blog. I assume you just say what is on your mind. So here goes!! I wish my kids would not be such slobs, they make such a pigsty out of the house, I can't get them to clean their stuff up. anyone got any good ideas, except for yelling at them?
Let me tell you a story Max tells in his book. A translator in the Hebrides was struggling with how to describe the word and concept "believe," a central concept to the Gospels to be sure. He came upon the answer to the problem while hunting with a local tribesman. They had bagged a large deer and carried it on a pole between the 2 men up the mountain to the translators home. When they got there the tribesman said "My, it is good to stretch yourself out here and rest." The translator
[LEFT][SIZE=2][COLOR=Blue] ... Recently, I was given demerits for telling someone that they were unsaved. I did not protest the demerits nor will I. We must, everyone of us learn to live under authority and from this incident I have learned to be more clear when I speak. What I actually alluded to was that while I might give the person claiming fellowship
"Could you ponder the words of Christ and never immerse yourself into John 3:16?" Max Lucado asks this question. And in so doing he obviously expects a negative answer. But so many of us do. Why? Because we are so familiar with the words that they have become old and, commonplace. Something we take for granted. We do so at our peril. Indeed, by doing so we miss so much that is so precious and needful in our Christian walk.
Max uses 2 illustrations to describe the importance
Updated Jun 5th 2009 at 11:55 PM by Cloudwalker