Archive for March 8th, 2016

The Word

Matthew 5.7 – 8

“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

“Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.”

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C W Ruth quote

“A present tense faith

will bring a present tense victory.’”

– C W Ruth, from his book Bible Readings

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The two on the road to Emmaus would never have known Jesus

if they had not been interested in His discussion about Himself.

(Amen? Ouch?)

– eab, 7/98

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To the traveler – – – life is a journey.

To the biographer – – – life is a journal.

To the attorney – – – life is a jury.

To the entertainer – – – life is a jest.

But to the Christian – – – life is Jesus, joyous Jesus.

– eab, Mar. ’77

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I can practice and push and perfect

my Body to perform.

I can read and reason and rationalize my Mind to learn.

I can listen and love and lean on Christ that my Soul may live.

Moderns (& ancients) have praised the 1st and raised it high.

Scholastics and universities have give the 2nd wild acclaim.

The soul is the hardest to master, yet is esteemed the lowest by the devil’s crowd.

– eab, May 2006

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