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Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Class Ring

The Class Ring

There is something that is quite common in the USA, and that is “Class Rings.”  In many up-market and prestigious educational establishments, all those that “Graduate” are all issued with a unique “Class Ring” to commemorate the Institution, as well as the year in which the graduation occurred.  Some sporting teams are issued with a “Commemorative Pin,” or a ring, and this is unique to the occasion, as well as having the year of the event immortalized.  In the Military, there is more than often a “Commemorative Medal” struck, to immortalize that the holder… Continue reading

Among Thorns

Among Thorns

Quote; “He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.”  The gospel seed often falls among thorns and noxious weeds; and if there is not a moral transformation in the human heart, if old habits and practices and the former life of sin are not left behind, if the attributes of Satan are not expelled from the soul, the wheat crop will be choked. The thorns will come to be the crop, and will… Continue reading

Leave All

Leave All

Are you willing to “walk away from everything?”  Lot’s Wife was unable to walk away from “her stuff” and perished in the disaster that was sweeping in so rapidly and yet so quickly right behind her.  She paused, she stopped, and as she turned she was instantly consumed by the disaster rushing in behind.  We have an interesting point as Pharaoh gave instructions to Joseph in regards to his extended family perishing in the drought in Canaan as recorded in Genesis 45:17-20 “And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade… Continue reading

Unpardonable Sin

Unpardonable Sin

Where is this “Point of No Return,” and why is it so beyond any possible redemption?  What do you think it is? No, think badder than that, Oh No, much worse than that, Oh so much more wickeder than that.  Out of options now?  Let us look at this insightful quote then.  Quote; “There is nothing so offensive to God or so dangerous to the human soul as pride and self-sufficiency. Of all sins it is the most hopeless; the most incurable.” {COL 154} 

I perceive that this is very valid, for if… Continue reading