Monthly Archives: September 2018

POINTS TO PONDER

Judge Sherman Finesilver (1927-2006), United States District Judge for the District of Colorado once stated: “Do not confuse notoriety and fame with greatness. . . . For you see, greatness is a measure of one’s spirit, not a result of … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

WHAT DOES JESUS MEAN TO YOU? A grandfather recently told a story about his granddaughter, Peachy, who had just turned five. She has carried around a baby Jesus doll from a very young age. Unfortunately, she is an orphan because … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT   To all my readers, family, friends, followers, and students.   By the grace of God and His healing power, I’m looking forward to taking the journey with you through Chapter 13 of Romans. It is an extension … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS SUMMARY OF CHAPTER TWELVE Paul had just completed discussing how being baptized into Christ makes us dead to sin. Once he makes that point, then he also shares … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Henry David Thoreau, American poet, philosopher, and historian gained fame in his book called “Walden,” named after a pond up in Connecticut that he sat by for some two years as he reflected upon simple living in natural surroundings. In … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

Sometimes a story out of ancient writings that are not Christian or Biblical can still teach us lessons that we need to learn. Here is one such story that I read that is possibly based on a saying attributed to … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER TWELVE (Lesson XLVII) Charles Hodge looks at the doctrinal implications of what Paul says in these concluding verses. For one thing, abstaining from evil is just one … Continue reading

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