Archive for April 9th, 2010

Do you pray?

True praying




requires honesty. 


–eab 12/5/08

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Do you want to go to heaven?

It’s up to you.

The plan’s been made,

The Price’s been paid,

On a promise that will never fade.


Do you want to go to heaven?

It’s up to you.

There’ll be no more sorrow,

You’ll never ever borrow,

In God’s glorious coming ‘morrow.    

                – eab, Apr. ’81

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The more discordant, therefore, and incredible, the divine mystery is, the more honour is shown to God in believing it, and the nobler is the victory of faith.

There are two books laid before us to study, to prevent our falling into error; first, the volume of the Scriptures, which reveal the will of God; then the volume of the Creatures, which express His power.

The die is cast, the book is written, to be read either now or by posterity — I care not which; it may wait a century for a reader, as God has waited six thousand years for an observer. (Bacon, Novum Organum)

The above quotes are attributed to Sir Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon died this date 4/9/1626, in Highgate, a village near London.  He wrote many Essayes – “Of Studies” is an example.  Bacon was born 1/22/1561, in London, England.

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