"Wisdom's True Children"
Chapter three has been a 'ripper' of a chapter. By that, I point to the straight trail through the woods that James has cut. The rotten and dead trees, underbrush, and weeds of a bad forest have been cut out to expose what could be a bountiful harvest in the field of any life lived before the Lord in the way that He wants. It was Jesus who pointe out that God makes it rain on the Good and the Bad. But, as James is striving to teach in this letter, it is
Let's look at this scripture very closely:
Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
Indeed, the scripture
My grandmother is doing a lot better than she was for a while, but I am not going to let my guard down.
I am attempting a massive upgrade in my knowledge of mathematics and logic. I have come to the conclusion that mathematics and logic are virtually one and the same thing.
I'm still working on understanding the concept of negative numbers. The more I research the concept, the more I realize I don't understand it.
I'm especially trying
I am hard pressed to write my thoughts down today.... It's hard to put them into words when you see the degree of suffering close up. I mean, we see it on television all the time.... Live footage of the Japan earthquake pulled at your heart strings.... The news of flood activity.... Twisters everywhere.... The stuff was made for television.... But to see it.... All up close and in your face.... To physically be there.... To see peoples memories.... Their hard work.... Their life.... Stacked up
Let's read the following passages:
3 “Then I Myself will gather the remnant of My flock out of all the countries where I have driven them and bring them back to their pasture, and they will be fruitful and multiply.
4 “I will also raise up shepherds over them and they will tend them; and they will not be afraid any longer, nor be terrified, nor will any be missing,” declares the LORD.
5 “Behold, the days are coming,” declares