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About drbob76

Retired missionary, pastor, seminary professor, Board Certified Chaplain and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Director.

POINTS TO PONDER!

You can choose where, when, and how much time you spend thinking negative thoughts, regardless of your circumstances. Research involving prisoners of war documented  that those who intentionally chose positive thoughts, such as thinking about people at home praying for … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

SO, YOU THINK YOU ARE HAVING A TOUGH TIME Imagine losing your parents and going to sleep each night knowing that the next day, you may not survive. Despite this, imagine clinging to an insane and virtually impossible dream of … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson X) John Bunyan (1628-1688) sees what Paul is talking about here in verses four and five as a reflection on what happened … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson IX) Early church writer Ambrosiaster (335 -397 AD), feels that the term “fullness of time” also refers to the cessation of all … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson VIII) And there was one more factor to consider, Jesus Himself says that no one should think that He came to do … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson VII) Andrew G. Roth translates verse three from the Aramaic text as follows: “Even so with us, when we were young, we … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson VI) Methodist pastor, professor, and writer Daniel D. Whedon (1808-1885) was a strong advocate of the doctrines of Arminianism and freewill versus … Continue reading

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