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Extra oil if you order Young Living today

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

If you’ve been thinking about buying Young Living Essential Oils, today would be a good day for doing that. Besides all the items you see here, you will receive one extra bottle of oil, if you sign up today.

This is the condition of children and barbarians

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the first stage of […]

It is but a very little sin that you stick so at

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) DEVICE 2: BY PAINTING SIN WITH VIRTUE’S COLORS. Satan knows that if he would present sin in its own nature and dress, the soul would rather fly from it than yield to it; and therefore he presents it unto us, not in […]

The Case against Education — Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

Monday, February 26th, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter I recommend that you read retired Professor Paul Gottfried’s review of Professor Bryan Caplan’s new book, The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money. The review is here. Prof. Caplan and Prof. Gottfried are not talking about online education, which is […]

The weak mind is irritated at a little

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Morning And Evening by C.H. Spurgeon Evening The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power. –Nahum 1:3 Jehovah “is slow to anger.” When mercy cometh into the world she driveth winged steeds; the axles of her chariot-wheels are red hot with speed; but when wrath goeth forth, it toileth on with tardy footsteps, […]

Beatrix Potter — Home-Spun Artist

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) English children’s book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter at 15 with her dog Spot — used with permission Victoria and Albert Museum Educated At Home Helen Beatrix Potter was educated at home by a series of nurses and governesses, and even from a very young age, Beatrix had good observation skills and […]

Sin so bewitches the soul

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) CHAPTER 1: THE PROOF OF THE POINT Satan has snares for the wise and snares for the simple; snares for hypocrites, and snares for the upright; snares for generous souls, and snares for timorous souls; snares for the rich, and snares for […]

He is but a Christian in title only, who has not personal experience of Satan’s stratagems

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) A WORD TO THE READER First, You must know that every man cannot be excellent, yet every man may be useful. An iron key may unlock the door with a golden treasure behind it; yes, iron can do some things that gold […]

Heaven shall make amends for all

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) THE EPISTLE DEDICATORY Christ, the Scripture, your own hearts, and Satan’s devices, are the four prime things that should be first and most studied and searched. If any cast off the study of these, they cannot be safe here, nor happy hereafter. […]

Lest Satan should get an advantage of us, for we are not ignorant of his devices

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) Lest Satan should get an advantage of us, for we are not ignorant of his devices. –2 Corinthians 2:11 Table of Contents The Epistle Dedicatory A Word to the Reader Introduction I. THE PROOF OF THE POINT II. SATAN’S DEVICES TO DRAW […]

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