Tag Archives: Proverbs

My Gluttony, My Gut

If you look at the classical list of Seven Deadly Sins you’ll find: Wrath, Greed, Sloth, Pride, Lust, Envy and Gluttony Most people would agree that those items belong on that list, at least to one degree or another. Aren’t … Continue reading

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Fierce Opponents with a Great Friendship – G.K. Chesterton and George Bernard Shaw do it right

[From the archives.] G.K. Chesterton and George Bernard Shaw were great friends who rarely saw eye to eye in their personal philosophies. Note in this passage from his book Heretics how Chesterton praises Shaw’s good sense while criticizing his inability … Continue reading

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Using The Brains God Gave You – figuring out Bible contradictions

The Bible seems to contradict itself repeatedly, like these two verses: Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.(Ecclesiastes 12:12.) … let the wise listen and add to their learning,     and let the discerning … Continue reading

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Parenting Without Spanking

  I recently received a message on Facebook asking for some insight on a parenting book that advocates spanking. I hadn’t read the book itself, but the issues raised in the message’s questions are worth thinking about so I tried to answer … Continue reading

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Dating Christian Bloggers – peril at every turn

My interwebz friend Cara Strickland (who blogs at Little Did She Know) tweeted over the weekend that while a bad date might not lead to another date, it can lead to great blog fodder. Cara said she doesn’t reveal right … Continue reading

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Pursuing Justice In An Unjust World

God speaks out on justice and fairness. Justice, justice shalt thou pursue … . (Deuteronomy 16:20.) We belong to the faithful Judge of all the world, the one we can can trust in his righteous judgment. Let all creation rejoice … Continue reading

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