Monthly Archives: November 2015

Modern Praise Music: It’s Not The Melody That Counts; It’s The Motive

The word motive can be understood to mean the reason someone does something, or the driving force behind an action. Motive: producing physical or mechanical motion. “motive power” causing or being the reason for something. “motive principle” When it comes … Continue reading

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Women are Needy, Fearful and Full of Feelings? Good Thing Men Are Around!

[From the archives.] There are a pair of blog posts over at Reformed Baptist Fellowship styled as catechisms, one for Christian wives and the other for Christian husbands. They aren’t really catechisms, but more lists of advice. There are glimmers of … Continue reading

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Blind Rage Is Not An Internet Superpower

A gentle answer turns away wrath,     but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1.) For … stirring up anger produces strife. (Proverbs 30:3.) If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. … Continue reading

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Black Friday and Me – a tale of survival

[From the archives.] *** Black Friday holds no attraction for me, no allure, no batting eyelashes drawing me to the stores. And yet I went to the mall on Black Friday. A Question Never Before Posed to Me Late Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Lamb

[Originally posted Thanksgiving 2013.] Lots of people like to have turkey on Thanksgiving. I’ve decided to focus on the Thanksgiving Lamb. If you offer an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering to the Lord, you are to offer … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For My Taste Buds

[From the archives, a post about food – physical and spiritual – and giving thanks.] I love my taste buds. I figure God loves them too, since he made them. He even tells us to imagine what it means to taste … Continue reading

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There is Still Time to be a Defiant Woman – wisdom from Sarah Christine Schwartz at The Junia Project

Sarah Christine Schwartz has a post up today at The Junia Project. In reading it I found myself wanting to share just about every line as a quote. Instead I decided to excerpt a passage and let read the rest … Continue reading

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Chocolate Proverb

Taste and see that the Lord is good. (Psalm 34:8.) *** P.S. White chocolate is chocolate by grace, not by birthright. ***

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The Right Teacher at the Right Time

[Today’s guest post on what it takes to teach is from Jeannie Prinsen, one of my favorite people to read on the internet. She’s taught writing and English for a long time now but here she reveals how it all … Continue reading

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You Are God’s Delight – the Bible tells me so

The Lord your God is with you,     the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you;     in his love he will no longer rebuke you,     but will rejoice over you with singing. (Zephaniah 3:17.) ***

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