Archive for January 17th, 2016


Genesis 1.16-17

“And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and

the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

“And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,”

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Bonoeffer quote


“…Sanctification keeps us in that fellowship in Christ…

the Christian’s separation from the world until the second coming of Christ…

sanctification enables him to abide in Christ to persevere in faith and to grow in love.”

- Dietrich Bonoeffer, from his book, The Cost of Discipleship

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Americans have been taught to dislike, if not actually hate, dictatorships. However, the late Paul Harvey said, “The best form of government is a benevolent dictatorship.”

Our Heavenly Father, God, is [said with utter reverence] the “Dictator” (or, better to our taste) the absolute King. AND – it is impossible to imagine a Leader who is more benevolent! Amen.

– eab, 1/16/16

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God the Father, and God the Son, by mutual consent,

Were agreed, before God the Spirit earthward went,

And Mary also, humanly agreed

To be the vessel They would “need.”

(Some background behind the Incarnation “event.”)

– eab, 1/14/16


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You can only do it once!

Be very, very careful about “dying for a cause.”

Men have volunteered to die for causes which were totally unworthy of such sacrifice.

They became martyrs in the eyes of men but were utterly foolish in the sight of God.

– eab, Jan ‘16

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