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  1. conclusions I have reached

    While I've been away from this board for a while, I've been able to examine things more objectively. I have concluded that the issues I have with many things are a lot bigger than just this board and the people on it.

    It is the equivalent of concentrating on a tree when there is a forest there.

    I have also often failed to look at a bigger picture with the overall condition of the world.

    It is going to take a while to figure out where to even BEGIN with ...

    Updated Feb 23rd 2017 at 04:29 AM by gringo300 (clean up)

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  2. I wasn't going to check in again this soon, but...

    At a used book store I got a book titled Mormonism Unmasked.

    When I started reading it, I was shocked at what I was reading. I HAD to look this stuff up on the Internet. I found many websites saying the same things this book said.

    * Mormonism reportedly teaches that there are an infinite number of Gods.

    Everybody on here who hasn't done research on Mormonism needs to do research on Mormonism.

    Everybody on here needs to encourage people ...
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  3. checking in 2-7-17

    It is now less than a month until my grandmother is scheduled to turn 93.

    I'm not assuming she is going to make it to 93.

    I've decided to keep living with my grandmother at least until she turns 93, again, if she makes it to 93. I can't see myself staying for long after that.

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    I'm attempting to do an Old Testament study.

    At least in the King James Version, there are verses that sound like Noah and his wife may have had ...

    Updated Feb 7th 2017 at 12:18 PM by gringo300 (made wording more accurate)

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  4. The Importance of Proper Translation


    Our Bibles are translations, not inspired Scriptures. No matter how valuable they are for us who don't read the original languages (Chaldee, Hebrew and Greek) and no matter how well the translaters meant, important truths have been lost while translating.
    This is not something I made up, for this reason others who noted the same created concordances and lexicons for us to use. The importance of proper translation can be seen from the following samples:

    1. Not - Nowise

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  5. - A Prayer for the New Year –

    Psalm 91:1-2, “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust’”
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    I wanted to share the below prayer penned by Lucile Calhoun Stewart concerning the New Year that is before us and should speak to the heart of every believer who confesses Jesus Christ as Savior of their life.
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    Our dear God of love and care, ...