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Things that simmer and reduce in the thoughts...

  1. Faith and Obedience

    by , December 8th, 2016 at 01:10 PM (Mental meanderings...)
    Faith is the fountain, the foundation, and the fosterer of obedience.

    Men obey not God till they believe him. We preach faith in order that men may be brought to obedience. To disbelieve is to disobey.

    One of the first signs of practical obedience is found in the obedience of the mind, the understanding, and the heart; and this is expressed in believing the teaching of Christ, trusting to his work, and resting in his salvation.

    Faith is the morning star ...
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  2. Prayer as Rebellion against the status quo - David Wells

    by , August 26th, 2016 at 07:16 AM (Mental meanderings...)
    http://www.worldevangelicals.org/res...rce.htm?id=427

    (available as a .pdf)

    While studying through "prayer" I remember and read through the parable of the persistent widow:

    Luke 18:1-8 Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart, 2 saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did not respect man. 3 There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ...
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  3. One of my all time favorites...

    by , August 19th, 2016 at 12:19 PM (Mental meanderings...)
    Household principles for children from the Old Testament
    Lamentations of the father

    Laws of forbidden places

    Of the beasts of the field, and of the fishes of the sea, and of all foods that are acceptable in my sight you may eat, but not in the living room.

    Of the hoofed animals, broiled or ground into burgers, you may eat, but not in the living room.

    Of the cereal grains, of the corn and of the wheat and of the oats, and of all ...
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  4. One another...

    by , July 8th, 2016 at 12:37 PM (Mental meanderings...)
    · Mark 9:50 - "Salt is good; but if the salt becomes unsalty, with what will you make it salty again? Have salt
    in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."
    · John 13:14 - "If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's
    feet.
    · John 13:34 - "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that
    you also love one another.
    · John 13:35 - "By this all men will know that you ...
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  5. Well said...

    by , July 8th, 2016 at 12:14 PM (Mental meanderings...)
    From http://iblp.org/questions/what-are-commands-christ

    swaller
    Friday, January 15, 2016

    "Thank you for commenting on our website. I want to share with you a truth that God has been and is teaching me that has revolutionized my walk with the Lord and totally changed the way that I view the Christian life. For so many years I tried to live the Christian life but found my self failing miserably. I knew that we were supposed to try to be like Jesus but I found that ...
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