Category Archives: Thoughts

Musings about ‘stuff

Growing Together

[A few years ago, I wrote an article called I Need You about the importance of fellowship. Recently, I’ve been pondering some additional thoughts along that line. In addition, this is, I think, the first time I’ve referred back to … Continue reading

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The Letter of the Law

Every now and then, there is some reading, or teaching, or preaching that brings up a point that I never noticed before. Such was the case recently regarding Israel’s sin in Num 25 (this is where Balak, the king of … Continue reading

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Counted and Count

Recently, in a class, the teacher was teaching through Philippians chapter 3; he mentioned counted in verse 7 and count in verse 8: But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Promo

Recently, I watched a promotional video for a Christian college. [As is my usual practice, I am not identifying it or the people involved – this is about principles involved. The people are, most likely, finer Christians than I am.] … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Romans (Unto and Upon)

Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: (Romans 3:22) While meditating upon the above verse, I was struck by the “unto all and upon all” phrase. I … Continue reading

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All Sin is the Same (not)

I have thought about this many times, but it looks like I haven’t written it down before. There seems to be a teaching by some that “all sin is the same”; that there are no “major” and “minor” sins – … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Romans (Jew and Gentile)

In several places in the book of Romans, the phrase “to/of the Jew  first, and also to/of the Greek/Gentile” Among other things, I notice that God does make distinctions between groups of people, or races. This is clear throughout the … Continue reading

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Eisegesis

The title above is one of those long words that people use: it really just describes a way of preaching or interpreting Scripture in which the interpreter’s ideas are read into a passage. This kind of preaching is supposed to … Continue reading

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Studies in Contrasts

I’ve been studying Proverbs 11; most verses are contrasts, but in v24, I ran across a contrast; each part was also a contrast: There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but … Continue reading

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The Love of God

NOTE: I’ve been reviewing some older posts that I started, but never finished (or was interrupted before I could post). They may not be have all that I wanted to say, but I think they are worth posting. During the … Continue reading

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