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Archive for February 23rd, 2015

“And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.”

Gen 1.23

>>  Ah, there is such SIMPLICITY, such beauty in the Word.  <<

 

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“If I hate or despise any one man in the world,

I hate something that God cannot hate and

despise that which he loves.”

– William Law, from his book Serious Call…

>>  Christian, You cannot hate the Moslem. <<

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The devil wants us to think of “them” as Attractions.

They are really DIStractions.

he is distracting us from heaven –

the only eternal Attraction

– eab, 1/17/09

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The politically left-leaning crowd,

Is sinfully, smugly proud,

Of the corner they think they hold on sex.

They revel in sexual pleasures,

Purposely trespassing standard measures,

(“Claiming” the concave is convex.)

 

The left down-dreading crowd,

Ignores sexual-disease’s shroud,

With full chambers, playing roulette.

But thinking all along,

They invented sex’s simple song,

Promiscuity, they do not regret;

 

Unmindful that the God they love to hate,

Is/was never at loss, nor late,

He – God invented female and male.

God did man a joy provide,

An opposite-sex wife at his side,

“Married sex” makes others  pale.

– eab,  2/23/09

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ON THIS DATE 

John Quincy Adams, died 2/23/1848.  He was born 7/11/1767 in MA, oldest son of John Adams, 2nd U.S. president.  In 1777 (age 10) JQA traveled to France with his father, in 1781 (age 14) he accompanied the US diplomat to Russia.  He attended schools in Europe & became fluent in French, Dutch & German.  After graduating from Harvard & becoming a lawyer Pres. Washington appointed him U.S. minister to Holland.  When John Adams was elected, he appointed his son U.S. minister to Prussia. Recalled from Prussia, John Quincy became a Senator from MA & supported the Louisiana Purchase.  President James Madison appointed him minister to Russia, later he went to England as minister there.  After that he was secretary of state under Pres. James Monroe’s until – – –

In 1824, John Quincy Adams became 6th US Pres. & the 1st son of a president to be president.

 John Quincy married Louisa C Johnson (daughter of 1st U.S. consul to Great Britain); they were blessed with 4 children.  To one he wrote (from St. Petersburg, Sept., 1811):

“MY DEAR SON:

In your letter of the 18th January to your mother, you mentioned that you read to your aunt a chapter in the Bible… This information gave me real pleasure; for so great is my veneration for the Bible, and so strong my belief, that when duly read and meditated on, it is of all books in the world, that which contributes most to make men good, wise, and happy…The Bible contains the revelation of the will of God. It contains the history of the creation of the world, and of mankind; and afterward the history of one peculiar nation, certainly the most extraordinary nation that has ever appeared upon the earth…”

For many years JQA was a member of the American Bible Society and served as one of the Vice Presidents.

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