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Archive for March 23rd, 2016

The Word

Genesis 3. 17-21 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

“Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

“In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

“And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

“Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

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“So long as sin in the world

love must make war against it.”

– Daniel Steele, from his book Love Enthroned

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Free Will

The fact that many men have conceived the idea of a will argues for its existence.   The very willingness to try to deny the will shows man has one. To deny man has a will is an easy and cheap shot against God i.e. and tries to blame Him for man missing heaven.

– eab, Mar 2016

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LITTLE THINGS

It is at the point of little things

That futures often meet.

The trail that’s chosen may soon decide,

The condition of the feet.

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The very act that looked so small,

At the moment of decision.

Can turn the course, just enough,

To miss, Oh, perfect precision.

3

Don’t think that thoughtless acts or words,

Will always come to naught.

They change so much, in so little time,

And stay forever to haunt.

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It’s the tiny thing done to a friend,

That will cause a friendship to end.

While a few kind words may win a foe,

Thus causing enmities to mend.

5

The twig that’s bent grows a bent tree;

A cause always brings a result.

Watch the little variations, they can be,

The awful, final, eternal fault.

– eab, Mar. ’75

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References showing the Trinity

Joh 1.33…He (Father] that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending & remaining on him, the same is He [Son] which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost [3rd Person of Godhead] Act 10.38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost & with power: who went about doing good & healing all…Act 20.28  Take heed therefore unto yourselves & to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God which He [Christ] hath purchased with His own blood. Rom 8.27 And He [Christ] that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God. Rom 15.16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost. 1Co 6.11…But ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus,..by the Spirit of our God. 2Co 13.14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ & the love of God & the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all…Gal 4.6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Eph 2.18 For through Him [Christ] we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father. 1Th 1.3 Jesus Christ, in the sight of God…v5…Holy Ghost…Heb 9.14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge… Heb 10.29…hath trodden under foot the Son of God, & hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, & hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace? 1Pe 1.2 Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience & sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you & peace, be multiplied. 1Pe 3.18…Christ also hath once suffered for sins…He might bring us to God being put to death in the flesh but quickened by the Spirit: 1Jo 4.2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: 1Jo 4.13…he hath given us of his Spirit 14 & we have seen & do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world 1Jo 5.7 …there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word & the Holy Ghost: & these three are one. Jude 20-21…praying in the Holy Ghost, Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for…mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

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