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“It is a wonderful and mysterious thing to be a creature made by Another. Yet being a creature is also frightening and dangerous. Because we cannot mute the Creator’s pattern for gender, gender becomes a battleground in the war between the Creator’s will and his creature’s rebellious desires.”
This is the time of year that many Bible plans bring readers to the prophetic books. So perhaps this encouragement is in order.
Basically there’s no such thing and it’s all a marketing gimmick to get you to buy things you otherwise wouldn’t eat.
“What’s called the ‘most influential book of the nineteenth century’ is the result of a debate between two military leaders. It happened on a train ride to Indianapolis on a late summer day in 1876. Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll, whose nickname was ‘The Great Agnostic,’ bumped into author General Lew Wallace. The two spent the trip debating religion.”
This Day in 1778. 228 years ago today, clergyman and hymn-writer, Augustus Montague Toplady, died at age 37. He wrote the beloved hymn “Rock of Ages.” *
Strange but true: “After a barrage of blood tests, air samples and genetic surveys to find out why Amish children are strangely immune to asthma, an international team of medical researchers has finally hit upon the solution: The Amish are all fortified by cow dust.”
I have no right to crave introverted solitude. Rather, the gospel compels me to deny even that trait and all its desires in order to serve other people. I am introverted, but this does not give me a different calling in life than the gregarious Christian.
Kings do not make history. Kings serve history. —John Mahaffey