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  1. The battle Thread rolls along.... Whats on your mind edition>?

    I did not even mean to add this. It happened quite by accident. Didn't look where I was posting. The same goes for the next entry

    Updated Feb 5th 2010 at 09:20 AM by 14390876

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  2. dialects

    Three groupings of dialects are acrolects, mesolects, and basilects.

    Acrolects are dialects that are considered to be "proper". Basilects are dialects that are considered to be "improper". Mesolects are in between.

    It should be considered that just because a person usually speaks in a basilect, that doesn't necessarily mean that that person doesn't know how to speak in an acrolect.
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  3. . . . apropos the Laodicean Church . . .



    It seems clear that the church of Laodicea is an important part of Christ's body specifically because the people received loving instruction and encouragement "to be zealous and repent" from Christ, and Christ wants to "dine" with them. Thus, the church of Laodicea is not to be given over to judgment in the manner of Mystery Babylon (for example).

    At any rate, here's a possible synthesis of the situation in Rev. 3:14-21--that we can learn great ...
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  4. James...part 9

    Temptation and a Crown


    With verse twelve, we reach a point that looks backwards and forwards in the letter. It looks back to verse two and the command to joyfull endure trials so that our faith can be grow and be strengthened. If we don't understand the situation, we should seek the wisdom that God freely gives. But, the one praying must really believe that God will give him what he asks for. If the one praying suffers serious doubt that God can or will grant this, and ...
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  5. When is due time for reaping?



    The other day, I learned some things from reading what Paul wrote in Gal. 6:6 and the context:

    Gal. 6:6-10
    6 The one who is taught the word is to share all good things with the one who teaches him.
    7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for
    whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.
    8 For the one
    who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.
    9
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