Category Archives: Thoughts

Musings about ‘stuff

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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Arrogance?

He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. (John 3:18) I like this verse, especially for what … Continue reading

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Burned Them

I appreciate the people who follow my musings! This thought came from the following verse: And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them. (2 Sam 5:21) (Feel free to read vv 17-21 to get the … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Thoughts

Let me wish all those that read this a Merry Christmas! (albeit a trifle late) The Christmas story is known to many people; however, although Christians are supposed to be people of the Book (the Bible), we are often influenced … Continue reading

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Proverbs 9 Thoughts

I find this chapter of Proverbs very interesting. There is a contrast between the teaching of wisdom and the teaching of folly. Note that they have exactly the same promise/advertising/promotion (verses 4 and 16: Whoso is simple, let him turn … Continue reading

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It Hurts!

… the law had said, thou shalt not covet. (Romans 7:7) Having listened to people talk, I have heard variations on the theme of “there’s no harm in looking” (or its variant “I’m married, not dead”) or “no harm in … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Tabernacle

In the hopes that the following items may be a blessing to others, I wanted to share some notes concerning the tabernacle that God had Israel build. I enjoyed these insights very much, and wanted to share them here. Most … Continue reading

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