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500th Post – Looking Back

January 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Blogging, Personal

This is the 500th post since the blog began at blogger in July 2006. I just wanted to take a second to mention a few of the first 500 posts that are special to me (for various and asundry reasons!):

Most Blogged Scriptures – a list of scriptures that show up most frequently in blog posts.
Psychology of Modesty – how behavioral reinforcement through male attention and female attention seeking behaviors promotes female immodesty.
Did God Forsake Jesus on the Cross? – A look at the cross in light of Psalm 22
Why Everyone Should Use the NIV – So the title is a little exaggerated! Some good things going for the NIV translation.
Holy Spirit – Why We Don’t Discuss It – Several traditional barriers to discussing the Holy Spirit
Spiritual Cardiology – How signs of a heart attack mirror signs of spiritual danger
Top Ten Ways to Rationalize Your Self Out of Discipleship
Grace Destroys – Not What You Think…
Psychology of Blogging – A silly post on how our blogs reflect our thinking
Creative Approaches to Teaching – Inductive vs. Deductive – Pretty self-explanatory
Paradigm Issues Facing the Church – Translations – Thoughts on churches and translations
Can we Fellowship Alexander Campbell – Are tests of fellowship valid and/or validly used?

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  • Frank

    Let me be the first to say, Grand-codjulations on the occasion of your 500th post. Does that make you a shoe-in for the Blog Hall of Fame? Either way, I’m really glad to have met you here, Matt. Looking forward to the next 500. (You’re not using steroids, are you?)

  • mattdabbs

    Just some B12 cream that I rub into my hands before I type. At least that is what my trainer told me it was.

  • Rex

    How do you find the time?

  • mattdabbs

    Hey Rex,

    I normally blog on something I have been studying for something else and then take a couple of minutes to modify my notes/thoughts just a bit to make it a blog post. Because I teach several times a week, write and review a lot of curriculum I have already studied in several different topics/texts that wind up here. I am sure that will change once we have kids 🙂

    We wish you the best in your time of transition. I left a note on your blog about a lead. God bless,

    Matt

  • preacherman

    Congratulations on 500 posts brother.
    I love reading your blog.
    Your blog has challenged my faith and relationship with Jesus Christ. It has help me grow in knowledge, it has helped me be a better Christian and Minister. Thank you brother. I hope you keep it up. God bless you as you continue the next 500.

  • johndobbs

    Yay for Matt! Love your blog! Looking forward to the next 500!

  • dannydodd

    Congrats on 500 posts! And thanks for sharing the highlights. Good reading.

  • Trey

    I too enjoy your blog. Thanks Matt. Keep going!

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