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Happy is that Christian

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Our Lord has . . . many weak children in his family, many dull pupils in his school, many raw soldiers in his army, many lame sheep in his flock. Yet He bears with them all, and casts none away. Happy is that Christian who has learned to do likewise with his brethren. –J.C. Ryle

This is how you can wean your child off of too much screen time

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain — Neuroimaging research shows excessive screen time damages the brain “Taken together, [studies show] internet addiction is associated with structural and functional changes in brain regions involving emotional processing, executive attention, decision […]

Part 9 Pilgrim’s Progress — Formalist and Hypocrisy

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Part 9 — Formalist and Hypocrisy by John Bunyan audio Formalist and Hypocrisy by John Bunyan read-along text And as he was troubled about this — he spotted two men come tumbling over the wall on the left side of the narrow way. They soon caught up to Christian, and entered into conversation with him. […]

Part 8 Pilgrim’s Progress — Simple, Sloth, and Presumption

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Part 8 — Simple, Sloth, and Presumption by John Bunyan audio Simple, Sloth, and Presumption by John Bunyan read-along text Then I saw in my dream, that Christian went on thus, until he came to a valley, where he saw, a little out of the way — three men fast asleep, with fetters upon their […]

Part 7 Pilgrim’s Progress — The Cross

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Part 7 — The Cross by John Bunyan audio The Cross by John Bunyan read-along Now I saw in my dream, that the highway up which Christian was to go, was fenced on both sides with a wall, and that wall was called ‘SALVATION’. Up this way, therefore, burdened Christian ran — but not without […]

Part 6 Pilgrim’s Progress — The House of the Interpreter

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Part 6 — The House of the Interpreter by John Bunyan audio The House of the Interpreter by John Bunyan read-along text Then Christian began to prepare himself for his journey. Good-will told him that when he had traveled some distance from the Gate — he would come to the House of the Interpreter, and […]

Part 4 Pilgrim’s Progress — Mr. Worldly Wiseman

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Part 4 — Mr. Worldly Wiseman by John Bunyan audio Mr. Worldly Wiseman by John Bunyan read-along text Now as Christian was walking by himself — he spotted someone afar off, traveling over the field — and they happened to meet just as they were crossing each other’s path. The gentleman’s name was Mr. Worldly-wiseman. […]

The Power of God

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Sickness and pain, and especially nausea, have always caused me anxiety, but this summer I experienced the power of God. It truly is miraculous that the Lord has kept me in a state of thankfulness and peace throughout the surgeries and six rounds of chemo. Occasionally Apollyon comes, but Faithful always arrives to lift me […]

Part 2 Pilgrim’s Progress — Obstinate and Pliable

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Part 2 — Obstinate and Pliable by John Bunyan audio Obstinate and Pliable by John Bunyan read-along text The neighbors also came out to see him run. As he ran — some mocked, others threatened, and some cried after him to return. Among those who did so, were two who were resolved to fetch him […]

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