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Why Nineveh? Jonah Would Love to Know Too!

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Here we are with installment three of our Geographical-Theology treatment. I actually never meant for there to be any sequels to the first post, but God has led me onward and upward.

Our next stop, much to the chagrin and protest of Jonah, is a place near and dear to the Assyrians (but not many others, Jonah chief amongst them!), a place called Nineveh. Nineveh was, in Jonah’s day, the capital city of the mighty Assyrian Empire.

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Stubborn as a Mule!

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http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/11/daily-prompt-never-surrender/

Are you stubborn as a grass stain or as easy-going as a light breeze on a warm day? Tell us about the ways in which you’re stubborn — which issues make you dig your heels in and refuse to budge?

I would be more the latter than the former. I know plenty of people who fit the former to a tee! You can almost see them coming a mile away! I, however, am more easy-going. I typically take things in stride and roll with the punches. I am laid back and casual. When it comes to emotions, I am even–keeled. I do not tend to get too high or too low. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Today or Tomorrow . . .

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http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/daily-prompt-six/

Write a six-word story about what you think the future holds for you, and then expand on it in a post.

Today or tomorrow we will go . . .

Okay, I decided to expand upon it in this post. I don’t see where any harm will come from it. Of course, I can’t see all ends; so, maybe I’m playing on borrowed time and fool’s luck . . . who knows?

I’ve been teaching a Tuesday night men’s bible study at a local church for the past several months. For many of these months we have been working our way through the book of James. The men in the class chose this book as our next course of study (we started with Jude) and so that’s where we are. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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No More My God, I Boast No More

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One of my favorite hymns is by Isaac Watts.  Watts was a prolific writer and I enjoy many of his selections.  The one I am drawn to the most though is one titled, I Boast No More.  These are the lyrics to this great and humbling hymn:

No more, my God, I boast no more
Of all the duties I have done;
I quit the hopes I held before,   
To trust the merits of Thy Son

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Posted by on April 25, 2013 in Poetry and Creative Musings, Songs and Hymns

 

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