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Archive for March 16th, 2013

 

“The church used to be a lightning bolt,

now it’s a cruise ship.

We are not marching to Zion –

we are sailing there with ease.

In the apostolic church it says they were all amazed –

and now in our churches everybody wants to be amused.

The church began in the upper room with a bunch of men agonizing, and

it’s ending in the supper room with a bunch of people organizing.

We mistake rattle for revival, and commotion for creation, and action for unction. “

– Leonard Ravenhill, as quoted in Survivalblog.com

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“No enactment of man can be considered law unless

it conforms to the law of God.”

– William Blackstone, author of Commentaries on the Laws of England,  

as quoted in Survivalblog.com

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A man’s suit does not need lint on it

– lint is out of place.

Man’s Salvation – through the atoning death of Christ

–  needs no lent on it on it

lent is out of place.

– eab, 4/1/10 

 

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He came before, as promised of old.

Christ came before as prophets had told.

He came, knowing He would be “sold”

But He came to break sin’s hold!

 

He’ll come again as a King, bold.

Christ will come from streets of gold.

He’ll come again His faithful to enfold.

Oh, be hot, my Friend, not warm or cold.

 

His coming may not your chart uphold.

Christ’s coming may not fit our small mold.

His return may not be (as thought) “two-fold”

But He comes Friend.  Be ready to behold.

 

Read the Book; make it your stronghold.

Do not this poor prophecy rhyme scold.

Reading helps to remove the blindfold.

Some charts border on the over-bold. 

– eab, 3/17/08

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The sanctified are released from

 

carnal pride.

 

“What about self-esteem?”               

 

Make sure there is enough “esteem”

 

and

 

not TOO  much “self.”

– eab, 3/3/10

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Translation Trouble – 1Ti 1.17                      

 

AV “Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.”

 

NASB Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only ____ God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

 

The word “wise” is small but significant.

Our God is the only God but He is

infinitely WISE – NASB readers are

(here) being robbed of that important

concept.   

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