Monthly Archives: April 2011

Wisdom: Benefits and Malafits

Benefit: You can be easier on your self.  As I have been in more situations,  bumped my head on the ceiling of my own abilities and, sadly, felt more pain, I have become much less judgemental.  This gives me the … Continue reading

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Humility

Another talk given at Monday night Bible study. An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything. ~Lynn Johnston I’m going to tell you about something that is also very useful In the first book of … Continue reading

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Intercede

Below is a reworking of a talk delivered at a Monday night Bible study. We were working our way through Luke’s Gospel. I’ll bet that a lot of us could calculate how many Sundays we have been in church by … Continue reading

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Warning to Christians: Don’t Pray for Wisdom

How many of you were taught to pray for wisdom? Remember James 1:5 “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.” Christian youth … Continue reading

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Warning to Christian Woman: Good Preachers make bad husbands

Do you remember Mad magazine’s ‘snappy answers to stupid questions’? I remember them well because I didn’t think they were very funny. There was one cartoon that showed a man walking from his house to his car with a golf bag and … Continue reading

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Francis Schaeffer and How Should We Then Live

Some where in my teenage years I became aware of Francis Schaeffer’s book How Should We Then Live.  What I didn’t know at the time is that the sub-title was The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture.  I … Continue reading

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The Bible and Magic

I once read a definition of religion and magic. Thank you who ever it was that first said it. I would like to give you credit but I can’t. He said ‘Magic is trying to get control of the supernatural … Continue reading

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