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  1. 3-31-17

    One of my cousins recently gave birth to her third child and first daughter.

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    I'm trying to figure out a lot of things about the Old Testament.

    My preconceptions are getting overturned more and more.

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    Almost everything I once THOUGHT I knew about the Samaritans has turned out to be wrong.

    Updated Mar 31st 2017 at 02:19 PM by gringo300 (added more)

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  2. To Every Creature.

    "Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame." 1Co 15:34

    After over 5 decades in the Faith ( and contrary to some opinions, age does not diminish the faith experience or acumen), I have come to see each human being as someone Christ died for and who is in need of the challenge and hope of the Gospel.

    To try and visualize any individual as something less than a free moral agent, and who is hoplessly, ...
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  3. Not so fast, seeker of truth...

    We call predestination Godís eternal decree, which he compacted with himself what he willed to become of each man. For all are not created in equal condition; rather, eternal life is foreordained for some, eternal damnation for others (Institutes 3.21.5; Calvin 1960:926).
    All this lofty talk of unity.

    Let the careful reader decide if God's revealed nature has been impugned.
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  4. Lords of the Night

    Lords of the Night

    As the sun sinks behind buildings and meadows;
    When darkness moves in and the lesser lights rule -
    Lone figures scurry and slink in the shadows
    Mangy and starving they search, sniff and drool.

    During the day they rest and they slumber
    Seeking a spot in the sun or the shade;
    Once it is dark and the sun has gone under
    They run in packs for protection and aid.

    Shadowy figures; thin, supple and
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  5. The Holy Spirit

    Jesus died so that we would receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. This gift is the Spirit of God. This spirit knows everything God knows, because, he is God. He is our helper who will teach us the things of God. I've have been on a learning path with the Holy Spirit, nothing happens over night. I don't know how the Holy Spirit communicates with others in Christ, but I do know how he helps me, this walk with the Lord is a singular walk, But I've found that this is a tool that is always there for ...
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