Tag: Proverbs

No-Know

Recent events in the US has many people on the edge of their seats. I have never seen emotions so high as they have been this year. Particularly, racism and the recent ruling by the US Supreme Court on same sex marriages. I know the media feeds a lot of this emotional stuff to us because it creates advertising revenue by more visits to their articles. Meanwhile, the TPP has been going on under the radar and yes you should be…

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“Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established. Do not turn to the right or the left; remove your foot from evil.” Proverbs 4:26-27 I know this is not popular in most Christian circles, but it is best for the Christian to guard their eyes and ears from things that are unholy when seeking entertainment. Murder, deception, lying, drunkenness, rape, adultery, fornication, casual sexual relationships, etc. are sins being depicted for entertainment and glorified on the screen. PEOPLE…

YouthLeaving

Six Reasons Young People Leave the Church 5 Possible Reasons Young Americans Are Leaving Church and Christianity Behind Top 10 Reasons our Kids Leave Church Top 10 Reasons the Church Is Losing Our Youth Why Our Youth Are Leaving the Church And the list goes on… All you have to do is google anything in regards to why young people leave the church and you will find a plethora of articles and books written about the subject. In almost of…

AngryBoy

At times we look at some young people and wonder why they are so much trouble. We tend to look at them from a bird’s eye perspective and cast a judgement on them because we don’t like the way they act or that they have a lack of respect for others. We hold them in contempt by not letting our children go near them. We hold them in contempt by not associating with the family. Just like Jesus would do…NOT! I…

conductor

Have you ever been in a room where someone decided to scrape their fingernails on a chalkboard? I know… those of you who hate it cringed just thinking about it. I just want to put my hands over my ears and scream to blot out the sound. There’s something about that sound that just strikes the very core of my mind and I can’t think about anything else. I was thinking back at a moment when I went out for…

wine-mocker

Did you know that words have a tendency to change meaning over the years? For instance, did you know that the word “across” used to mean, “In the form of a cross, crosswise; crossing each other, crossed.[1]”, but today the meaning is more like “in a position reaching from one side to the other.[2]”? When we read the Bible, sometimes we could get the incorrect meaning of a word or two because of how the word was defined back in…

busy

“I can’t do it.” “I just don’t have enough time.” “I’m too busy right now.” Does that sound familiar to you? I can’t begin to tell you how many times I’ve uttered those phrases in the past. We often busy ourselves so much that we don’t have time for important things. Health clubs, social activities, work, shopping, hobbies, friends, etc. seem to take up most of our precious time. This busy syndrome seems to have no boundaries. When asked if…