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Books of the Bible and Application to 20 Somethings

January 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Christianity, Gospel of Mark, James, New Testament, Old Testament, Proverbs, Psalms, Religion, Theology, Thoughts

In teaching 20s & 30s on a regular basis I am finding the need to be relevant more and more important. It is not that relevance didn’t used to be important. It just seems theology disconnected from real life application tends to fall on deaf ears a lot quicker in young adults than in my […]

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Pocket New Testament With Leviticus and Habakkuk

August 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Christianity, New Testament, Old Testament, Proverbs, Psalms, Religion, Uncategorized

One could only wish…Have you ever seen a pocket New Testament paired with the Old Testament books of Leviticus and Habakkuk? I know I haven’t. These diminutive mini-me sized New Testaments are always paired with Psalms and Proverbs because those are the two books of the Old Testament that are helpful through all the seasons […]

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Parenting and Proverbs

July 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Christianity, Old Testament, parenting, Proverbs, Religion

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. – Proverbs 22:6 This is one of the most quoted texts of the Old Testament people use when talking about parenting and discipline. Another very popular verse people quote is Proverbs 13:24 – “He who […]

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How Often Do Bible Verses Make You Laugh Out Loud?

July 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Old Testament, Proverbs, Religion

I just love this translation of Proverbs 6:6-11 in the NLT. How often do verses in the Bible make you laugh out loud? “Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise! 7 Though they have no prince or governor or ruler to make them work, 8 they labor […]

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The Power of Positive Parenting – Definition of Discipline

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Family, parenting, Proverbs, Psychology, Religion

I am going to be referring back to principles contained in this post in upcoming posts so it is important that if you are going to follow this series on parenting that you understand the concepts contained here. When we think of discipline we often think of punishment for doing the wrong thing. That is […]

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How God Defines Beauty

March 3rd, 2008 · 20 Comments · Bible, Christianity, God, Proverbs, Religion, Theology, Thoughts

We studied how God Defines Beauty in our LIFE groups this week. I am going to start uploading all of our lessons to Kingdom Living rather than just linking to our church website. Here is the pdf of How God Defines Beauty. I want to add to this the role of consumerism in forming our […]

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Ananias & Sapphira – A Closer Look (Acts 5)

October 3rd, 2007 · 17 Comments · Acts of the Apostles, Bible, Christianity, Doctrine, God, New Testament, Old Testament, Proverbs, Religion, Theology

After the earlier post on The Providence of God in Acts 1-10 I received the following email that I thought was interesting and I wanted to address it here to see if anyone had any other thoughts on the matter… Good Morning Matthew … As a “New Garment” Christian, I don’t allow myself to fall […]

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Proverbs 31:10-31

May 11th, 2007 · No Comments · Hebrew Poetry, Proverbs

This is an acrostic poem where the 22 verses start with each of the letters of the Hebrew Alphabet which may signify an attempt at a complete A-Z description of the ideal wife. A few things to consider (to read Proverbs 31, click here). What stands out the most in this proverb is her diligence. […]

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