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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Our Free Will

Our Free Will

 

Here is a quote from a book that I recently read called “Your Best Destiny” by Wintley Phipps, and on page 140 he states this; “If there is one thing I believe for sure, it is that God recognizes as sacred the right of every human being to choose to live according to what they believe – whether right or wrong.  Unless we are violating the rights of others, God considers our free will a most sacred right, and one that He will not violate.  Instead of making us obedient robots, He chooses to… Continue reading

Warrior or Worrier

Warrior or Worrier

The English Language has lots and lots of interesting little “plays on words,” where a minor change in the letters in a word, can make a major impact and difference in the words intent, meaning and even its force.  So, are you a “Warrior” or just a defeated and beaten down “Worrier?”  A Warrior is “one who is engaged in, or experienced in war.”  A “Worrier” is “one who is concerned and anxious about things that may or may not, or might not even happen.”  The two words are identical, except for a… Continue reading

Mees-us or Jesus

Mees-us or Je-sus

Who has ever made a “Bad Decision?” That stupid thing, that “no brainer;” well that includes most of us.  The TV adverts have “Drink – Drive” adverts and show the consequences of drinking and then driving, wouldn’t happen to me?  The Divorce Court is full of cases, and the Large Department Stores just love these “Mees-Us” buyers, they buy all these gadgets, and then fill up their cupboards with lots of them, when most are rarely, if ever used.  A load of very “Bad Decisions.”  All such decisions fall into one of two… Continue reading

The Barren Fruit Tree

The Barren Fruit Tree

Quote; “Christ had been warning the people of the coming of the kingdom of God, and He had sharply rebuked their ignorance and indifference. The signs in the sky, which foretold the weather, they were quick to read; but the signs of the times, which so clearly pointed to His mission, were not discerned. 

But men were as ready then, as men are now, to conclude that they themselves are the favourites of heaven, and that the message of reproof is meant for another. “A certain man,” He continued, “had a fig-tree planted in his… Continue reading