Monthly Archives: July 2011

A man after my own heart

This week’s phrase is from 1 Samuel 13:14: But now your kingdom will not endure; the LORD has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him leader of his people, because you have not kept the LORD’s … Continue reading

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How are the mighty fallen

This week’s phrase is from 2 Samuel 1:27: How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished! Those who were once powerful are now powerless.

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God the three in one

The Athanasian Creed (Quicumque vult) Whosoever will be saved, before all things it is necessary that he hold the Catholic Faith. Which Faith except every one do keep whole and undefiled; without doubt he shall perish everlastingly. And the Catholic … Continue reading

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Put your house in order

This week’s phrase is from 2 Kings 20:1: In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Set thine house in order; … Continue reading

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Gird your loins

This week’s phrase is from 1 Kings 18:46: And the hand of the Lord was on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel. Literally, to gather up ones garments in preparation … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy

The Christian church is one of the few organizations in the world that requires a public acknowledgement of sin as a condition for membership. In one sense the church has fewer hypocrites than any institution because by definition the church … Continue reading

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Man does not live by bread alone

This week’s phrase is from Deuteronomy 8:3: And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not … Continue reading

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