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Php 4.5 +

Php 4.5

“Let your moderation be known unto all men.

The Lord is at hand.”

 

Pay attention to who a pastor, college prof, other leader quotes. He is being influenced by them (He tends to quote from what he reads.) But Thank the Lord, there’s never been an easier time to check out who “So-n-So really is. I saw a man quoted (by a supposed leader among holiness people) & found out the man quoted was roman catholic – had convert to such. The poor convert did not go up in my estimation but the supposed “holiness” man dropped a notch. – 7/8/20

 

“Any man who can take another’s wife & get by with it,

must drown the voice of conscience.”

– J M Hames

 

ENJOY. Allow your body to enjoy all that is “not immoral, illegal, or fattening” (quote from my son, E. Andrew Bryan II). Allow your mind to Enjoy, read, & dwell on the beautiful, the beneficial, & the broadening. But mainly allow – yea, urge your soul to Enjoy God, His Word, & His present Presence. – 7/10/20

 

“…If the enemy can’t defeat you any other way…he will get you into the business

of just looking around & watching people critically.”

– U E Harding

 

LINES OF AGE

Be not angry with aging’s signs;

They’re but mile posts of life.

The fine, quaint lettering, interpret not with sting,
Nor quail from those neat lines

Etched by time’s trusty “knife.”

 

God in benevolent love,

Loving the yet unborn race,

(Imagine loving unknown, babies & adults full grown;

Only that God-like feeling from above

Enables man to care for an exposed face!)

 

God could love, lovingly He did,

What only God would do;

He made man so outward signs would show,

When life began to reach its “mid”

The Creator thus hinted what He knew.

 

He could’ve made man and his mate,

To stay life-long young,

To be in the prime all the time,

With no warnings of the date,

When death’s tolling had begun.

 

Instead, He planned that gradually

With force, man’s body would signal

An ultimate truth – the passing of youth,

Signs an individual would see,

Inward, outward, very hard to make null.

 

God knew we would rush madly apace,

Be engrossed in buying and selling,

Be coming and going, “to-ing and fro-ing”

So in wisdom, He planned the face,

As our clock for time-telling.

 

 

Be glad then for lines that planted

The crow’s feet and smile’s relief.

Your knowing brow signals the NOW,

Of life’s evening rays so well slated,

And knowing – there need not be grief.

– eab, July 1980

 

 

Don’t allow your at-home-child do sinful things. May I also, as a septuagenarian, urge a level-headedness about things which are not sinful in-&-of-themselves but are fads, passing trends, slowly revolving, but surely revolving “styles.” Urge your child to moderation. He will appreciate it later (may think you an old-fogy now), when that silly fad has faded & they see it for what it really was – again, not a sin, but a craze, a crazy craze. *Pictures can last a long time.* – 7/10/20

 

“Prayer is like work – it moves something.”

– Tillman Harris

 

Psa 119. 110

“The wicked have laid a snare for me:

yet I erred not from thy precepts.”

 

Some speakers strive to entertain – they have their reward when people laugh. Some speakers give informative talks – leave happy to know that you now know more than you did. Other speakers “feed off of” applause. God’s man, giving God’s message (not his own), may come to the pulpit feeling heavy & leave still somewhat heavy, sensing the audience did not comprehend the Word or did not fully act on it. – 7/11/20

 

“We are destined eternally

to spend eternity where our treasures are.”

– Daryl D Hausman

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Php 4.5 +

Php 4.5

“Let your moderation be known unto all men.

The Lord is at hand.”

 

“What greater enemy could exist than carnality?

How can we serve Him in holiness unless the interior enemy is destroyed?”

– V O Agan, /‘55 Conf. Serm./

 

Psa 115.15 Ye are blessed of the LORD which MADE Heaven and Earth.

God made Heaven, Earth, World #13

 

“Before we can get sinners scared of hell,

we will have to get scared as Christians.”

– V O Agan, /‘55 Conf. Serm./

 

God is lovely

Loveliness of person in reality,

Is deeper than skin, and outer-eye can see.

Loveliness is inside, shining from the soul.

God’s physical appearance we never see;

He is loveliest of all, internally!

– eab, 12/4/07

 

“…The connection between ‘eagle spirits’ shamans, and today’s neo-prophetic seers is unmistakable. This is the New Spirituality.”

– Mark Dinsmore.

 

3Jo 1.4

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.”

 

“1000’s Without Power” – – – That’s a headline which catches our attention. They have no lights, no heat, & have no way to prepare food. As bad as this can be, we need to be aware of another scene. If some churches were to be honest they’d put a sign in their yard, “Without Power.” Light is missing. Services have no warmth of the Holy Spirit. Spiritual food is scarce or ill-prepared.

– eab, 12/4/18

 

“How many pastors, preachers, authors, & Christian Leaders have phony doctorates in front of their names…They would never been tempted by such vanity had they kept an eternal perspective.”

– Dave Hunt

 

You & I live in a world of deception. There are lies in schools, churches, state houses, & worse, even in homes. Disney is built on falsehood. Hollywood (disney’s twin-sister) is full of fakery. But this is the last world you’ll see lies. If you sadly live so you “…Make” [your] “bed in hell…”(Psa 139.8) there will be no lies. And, if by God’s grace you go up, Praise God, there’ll be no lies in Heaven.

– eab, 12/3/18

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