Category Archives: DIFFERENT STROKES

Life observations in different strokes as in different strokes of a paintbrush beautiful, or in the exertion of swimming in style. Enjoy! To God be the glory.

GROWING OLD FOR THE SECOND TIME

Popular thought has it; that when you get to be over eighty (maybe even sooner}, you begin to search for structure and relief from the common chores of life. Developers are building Condos and Senior Living “Villages” that are supposed … Continue reading

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#96 Oh the pressures of Apostolic Ministry!

The troubles at Ephesus (Asia) are explained in 2 Cor 1: 9-11. Paul was so harassed and suffering that he despaired of life while he was there. Some writers think he was talking of things that happened in Acts 13 … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE BETWEEN MILTON AND SINATRA

One of the most read poems, and one of the most listened to recordings, make bold statements about life. John Milton (then blind) writes; “Ere half my days in this dark world and wide; and that one talent is death … Continue reading

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#95 The psychology of faith in suffering for Christ

The history of all nations and cultures teach us that out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls who overcome and make progress for the betterment of their people, and sometimes, even the whole world. All of the massive characters … Continue reading

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Elders react – 1

As far back as I can remember the song Jesus Loves Me was for children mostly although grown ups sang it too. In a recent e-mail i recieved,someone created a Just For Adults version of Jesus Loves Me. Read and tell … Continue reading

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YEH, RIGHT!

                                                 YEH, RIGHT ! This pitch came across on T.V. the other day; “Can you keep your … Continue reading

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#94 They that live Godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Paul was specifically promised suffering from the moment he was converted (Acts 9:16). We also are promised sufferings – probably to a different degree than Paul’s, but the book says clearly that, “They that live godly in Christ Jesus shall … Continue reading

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SUFFERING

Suffering in this life is the heritage of the bad person, of the remorseful and penitent person, and was, most importantly, the heritage and raison d’être of the Son of God while he tabernacled amongst us. In plain English, suffering … Continue reading

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GODS PLAN FOR AGELESSNESS

The old Dutch proverb concludes; “We get too soon old, too late smart”. I may have quoted it a time or two when I was younger, and, with a smile. I not longer subscribe to the idea (If I ever … Continue reading

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The peak of Apostolic Transparency. Second Corinthians

With this blog we start to attempt to dissect a few of the issues that surrounded some of Paul’s sufferings with headings like: SUFFERING IN GENERAL Suffering is promised within Godly living and persecution Suffering through sickness has healing promises and … Continue reading

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