What count

Had a smaller group tonight than usual, but good dynamics. That and the presence of God are what count. Gospel Preachers group on Yahoo is closing for lack of participation. Another victim of the bigger guys. Never read Philippians 2.12 without following immediately with Philippians 2.13. Walked this morning for an hour and a half […]

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Close to the text

Stay close to the text. That’s one of the best pieces of advice a teacher of the Word can receive. Sometimes I consider getting voice training. Or retreating to my writing. Voice sounds that bad. A quote: “When the body is put off in death, the condition of the soul is altogether fixed, either for […]

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A home-owner’s work

A home-owner’s work is never done. A sign that the things of this life are fleeting and perishing. Be creative. Use throw-aways and old tech to make music. Or other good things. Article on split-keyboard layout has me thinking I may need one. Starting to get RSI. Instead of translating, NLT interprets in postmodernist language […]

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Cursory glance

A cursory glance at Scripture reveals that today’s so-called Christians don’t follow what Jesus said. They don’t give the same answers about salvation or about the church. My files contain some historical stuff. I wish there were some type of archive for it. But there’s not. The Lord knows the history of his people. Time […]

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Product of culture

Commentator says the inspired apostle Paul was a “product of his culture” because of what he wrote about wives’ submission to their husbands in Eph 5. Enlightened, aren’t we? Mom got a back deck on her new house, now getting a front deck, thanks to my sister and brother-in-law. Looking good. Quote: “One cannot understand […]

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Not my fault

The Wife missed her daily devotional for women on Monday for the first time in 5 months. Quite a good run. The day she missed writing was my birthday. But it wasn’t my fault. Promise! This week hasn’t been terribly productive or organized. Am I in mid-life crisis? Uh oh, midlife sped by me a […]

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