A genocide many have forgotten or overlooked. You would not believe some of the atrocities perpetrated by human beings on other human beings. https://pjmedia.com/faith/armenian-genocide-remembrance-day-revisiting-islams-greatest-slaughter-of-christians/?fbclid=IwAR1GrokNCpp7xKthvigr0ZEHBt8aCvuohTBZbdIKXPZH4Bt1dj283QUnYII
Back in the day, I would perennially try to instill in my students this foreign substance called "ganas."
It's a Spanish word that means "strong desire," fervor, or "push."
Actually, “desire” has always seemed too weak a word, even "strong desire." In fact, if we can think of "lusting" in a GOOD way, for good and right things -- THAT'S "ganas" (as in Galatians 5:17 KJV, "the Spirit lusteth against the flesh").
It's a strong, burning, non-stop, unquenchable, never-quittin
"Because John says "of His fullness we have all RECEIVED," and Paul says "they which RECEIVE abundance of Grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign . . ."
Do you know how to receive? You say, "Sir, I suppose you mean, I need to pray."
No, I do not mean that.
There is all the difference in the world between praying for Christ and taking Christ.
Years ago, I was staying with Canon (Samuel) Wilberforce at Southampton -- it was in the first flush of my
Sound words, fitly spoken, from a very well grounded sister in Christ, currently leading a ladies’ study through Romans. "If we aren’t to ask God for help in overcoming sin, nor for patience, nor love, nor self-control—knowing that God HAS dealt fully and finally with sin and its source in Christ, and we have been united with Him in His death, and even in His resurrection and ascension, and we have been granted His resurrection life, to be taken and walked in by faith—
My Danika wunderkind; EMT and tiniest firefighter who ever manned the sprawling metropolitan Sussex station, National Merit Scholar, budding young published writer and producer of the most incredible grandchildren yet to appear on the planet who save their Zayde’s sanity on an ongoing basis — Happiest of Birthdays, Crazy-strange scrumpcake!
I just wanna say: Nakisha, you've got ALL this great stuff going for you (see above listing) that make you such a highly commendable com
Being a former radio guy, I have an ear for voices.
I heard two over the phone from Wisconsin that night that I will never forget.
One, the familiar, compassionate voice of our beloved friend and coworker, who found him and first told me our boy was gone.
The other, just a short time later that evening, was that of a stranger: Detective Tim.
His is a rather distinctive voice I'm sure I will now recognize in a heartbeat in any context for the rest of my life.
I heard that
The point made here is between what the Bible really says and common human perspective. And I believe the difference can't help but change your life. In addition to the scriptures quoted, see also Colossians 3:4:
"When Christ, WHO IS OUR LIFE, shall appear . . ." Shared from Deb Bullington “Immaturity considers the Lord Jesus a helper. Maturity knows Him to be life itself."
-Miles Stanford “Christian living is not our living with Christ’s help, it is Christ living His life