Category Archives: Thoughts

Musings about ‘stuff

Lessons from Romans (wisdom)

To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. (Romans 16:27) The above is the last verse of the last chapter of the book of Romans. My curiosity was caught by the phrase “only wise”… I don’t … Continue reading

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Approved unto God

Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15) I think this verse is fairly well known; it is the basis of the children’s AWANA … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (What matters)

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. (Rom 14:17) This verse has been on my mind for the last few days; I believe that there is a … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (olive tree)

And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree (Rom 11:17). I’ve read the above … Continue reading

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Controversy and Explanation

I don’t think I’ve done a post like this one before, and I welcome feedback. I had an unpleasant experience on social media a while ago, and it was… well, unpleasant. I want to tell of the events and explain … Continue reading

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Despised Bible Characters – Eli

I seldom hear anything good about Eli; his story is in the book of I Samuel, chapters 1-4. I’ve heard that he had little self-control because he was overweight (“heavy”); that he lacked discernment because he didn’t realize that Hannah … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (willing, running, mercy)

So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. (Rom 9:16) In context, this verse is in a passage discussing people whom God chose to use or to bless … Continue reading

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Knowledge

that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good (Prov 19:2) My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee (Hos 4:6) It is a shame that Christians are ignorant … Continue reading

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Nice guy

Often times, when a caution or warning is given about some, the response But he’s a nice guy is given. That response irritates me because it usually never to the point. As an example, a man goes to a company … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (these things)

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? (Rom 8:31) There are two questions here; the second is a popularly quoted verse… but consider the first question – what are … Continue reading

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