Archive for July 28th, 2016

The Word

Heb 1. 1 – 2

“God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

“Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;”

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Luther quote

“…We desire nothing more than that the glory of God may be advanced,

the benefit of Christ truly known, and

the truth of the gospel purely taught.”

– Martin Luther, from his Commentary on Galatians

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Arrows go beyond the shooter and perform his will.

Arrows go where the shooter cannot or will not go.

Arrows go faster than the shooter can go.[1]

– eab, Jun ‘04

[1] written after Phillip Dickinson mentioned that children are arrows

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Some translations are like libel

To the one, true King’s English Bible.

Their presence seems  so scholastic,

But they are paraphrases, mere plastic;

As false as they are narrowly tribal.

– eab, 7/28/11

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Once a lifetime – the wise men (as far as recorded)

Once a year – Elkanah

Three times a year – men of Israel (three feasts)

Once a week – Jews in OT, Christians in NT on the Lord’s Day

Every day and often in the day – vibrant saints

– eab, Jan. ‘04

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