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Better have God for your guardian than the Bank of England for your possession

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Morning and Evening by C.H. Spurgeon February 28, Evening The barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the Lord, which He spake by Elijah.—1 Kings 17:16 See the faithfulness of divine love. You observe that this woman had daily necessities. She had herself and her […]

Hypothetical Situation: What Would You Do?

Monday, February 28th, 2011

What if you had an adult child who was addicted to cocaine. What specific things would you do in order to show/practice love to that child? What specific things would you NOT do in order to show/practice love to that child? Mark 10:21 Then Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “One […]

Cheap Money and Anemia

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

” …Then, as now, occasional good things were gotten off in the course of debate or oration. G. E. Marsh, of the Crescent Society, a junior, was pitted against one of the freshmen in debate. He was the crack orator of the college, eloquent and graceful. The subject under discussion was that of cheap money. […]

Harvey and Edna Bluedorn

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Harvey and Edna Bluedorn, 1934 (drawing by Johannah Bluedorn Stanford)

On Trying to Fix What Ain’t Broke

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Parental control over education is a basic constitutional principle and a fundamental right. It can be protected by legislation, but it cannot be made to rest upon legislation, because if it rests upon legislation, it then ceases to be a fundamental right, and it becomes a special “right” granted by the state. If it is […]

100th Anniversary Tribute

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

While America celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Reagan, I’d like to pay a small tribute to another great man who also was born a hundred years ago – my dad. Though for a while the two – my dad and Reagan – actually lived within a few miles of each other, […]

The Four Levels of Communication

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Taken from the book Your Family God’s Way: Developing and Sustaining Relationships in the Home by Wayne A. Mack Level 1 This is the level of clichés and impersonal, automatic statements. Level 1 communication consists of conversation starters. “Good morning.” “Hello, how are you?” This type of communication is a smooth, pleasant, cheerful, efficient, and […]

This is still my favorite painting

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

What does this painting say to you?

The Heart by J.C. Ryle

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

The heart must be the principal point to which we attend in all the relations between God and our souls. What is the first thing we need in order to be Christians? A new heart. What is the sacrifice God asks us to bring to him? A broken and a contrite heart. What is the […]

Love, by Matthew Henry

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Matthew Henry’s commentary on Romans 13:10 From e-Sword “Love intends and designs no ill to any body, is utterly against the doing of that which may turn to the prejudice, offense, or grief of any. It worketh no ill; that is, it prohibits the working of any ill: more is implied than is expressed; it […]

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