Silvery white shines the lighted moon
As it dances to its lone cosmic tune.
Bright rays turning darkness to light -
Oh, what a marvellous, glorious sight!
Glimmering stars on their nightly flights
Shimmer and shine as they brighten our nights;
Gently; softly sliding through space,
Moving in unison at a set pace.
Updated Jan 3rd 2010 at 05:29 PM by paidforinfull
James makes this command in
James 1: 2-4Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don't try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way.
This is from 'The Message' translation, and captures the flavor of James opening thoughts. We must welcome what
First, there is Spanish Spanish, as in Spanish as spoken by Spaniards. It's somewhat different than Latin American Spanish. Of course, Latin American Spanish itself is further broken down into various varieties.
From what I understand, even within Spain, there are different dialects of Spanish Spanish, such as Castilian, Andalusian, Extremaduran, etc.. Reportedly, Castilian is one of the most famous dialects.
Let's look carefully at Hebrews 8:1-2:
1 Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
2 a minister in the sanctuary and in the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, not man.
So, this scripture says that "we have . . ." and Jesus "has taken . . ." His seat in
A Study on Blessings and Curses
Many people don't realize that blessings and curses are powerful and affective. According to the Scriptures we can bring a blessing or a curse upon ourselves by our words and/or our actions; we can bless or curse other people and we can also be blessed or cursed by others. We can also, of course, be blessed or cursed by God.
In the begining God blessed His creation, and although believers and unbelievers alike still