John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."
John 3:16 is one of the most popular verses among professing Christians. Many say that this verse declares that God loves every single person in the world. Many also say that this verse implies that man has a free will. This is just not so.
First, lets look at the word "world." In Greek it is kosmos
Canine Senior Citizens
Is that grey hair forming on the muzzle of your beloved dog? Is he bumping into objects and doesn’t howl at a siren like he used to? You’ve reached your canine’s golden years. The senior years came at different ages depending on the size and breed of the dog. Some of the giant to large breeds, such as Great Danes, Bernese Mountain Dogs, and Saint Bernards, senior age can be eight or nine years old. With many of the smaller breeds such as Chihuahuas, Yorkies, and Pugs
God and the Election
The election is over. I invested a lot of time in this election. I went against the grain in my age group and supported McCain. In any case, I admit I was very emotional and upset. I cannot change the outcome of this election. Obama is the president-elect. He is in a position of authority and power. As a Christian, I need to pray for America and its leaders. I cannot judge another person’s faith. Only the Father Himself truly knows someone’s heart and intent.
I say that I am over him and have days where I "feel" over him, and tonight has not been one of those times.
I am still not over the pain, the complete betrayel of everything I thought that he was and the multitude of lies I was told.
I am not over the memories which were once so precious to me but now are like ashes after a housefire.
I have moments of strength, of happiness, of contentment. And then there are times like tonight when I miss the person I always called
The tears! did you see the tears? why would he make a better President?, more like he is the President we need. When you have what you need that is always better for you.
I have to say in the beginning with all the rhetoric and false information given, I bewared of him. "He is a Muslim" "He was raised in a radical racist church" being a Christian these things ripped my heart.
Feelings that I now am ashamed that I had.
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