Category Archives: Food for Thought

Miracles

The word miracle means different things to different people. To some it can simply be the birth of a child, while to others it would need to be on par with over a million Israelites passing through the Red Sea … Continue reading

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David’s Five Stones

“And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook; and put them in a shepherd’s bag which he had, even in a scrip; and his sling was in his hand: and … Continue reading

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Going Up

There is a popular Christian hymn in which we sing in the chorus, “Lord, lift me up and let me stand by grace on heaven’s tableland; a higher plain than I have found, Lord, plant my feet on higher ground”. … Continue reading

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Abundant Life

In John 10:10 Jesus says, “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” Also in John’s gospel the … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

The Bible is full of promises, particularly the promises made by God. God promised the Israelites blessings that they would receive for their obedience, but also promised curses for their disobedience. God also promised the Israelites a Messiah for their … Continue reading

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Modesty and Men

It was about a year and a half ago in this space that we examined the Biblical model of modesty. In particular we looked at women’s apparel as it is singled out in I Tim 2:8-10 and found, comparing Scripture … Continue reading

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A Mighty Man

In both I Chronicles 11 and II Samuel 23 are nearly identical passages describing the mighty men of David. The descriptions of their courage in battle are absolutely astounding. And although Jashobeam, Eleazar, and Shammah were the top three of … Continue reading

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Voices

If we would stop to consider it we would discover that our sense of hearing is literally bombarded throughout the day. It could be by TV or radio, a CD of our favorite music; cell phones or plain workplace conversation, … Continue reading

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Three Questions

If we would think about it there are three basic questions that cause us all, at one time or another, to pause and contemplate. Three questions that philosophers and poets, adventurers and statesmen, and probably each one of us have … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare

There are many challenges awaiting missionaries when they go forth to serve Christ in foreign lands, the language barrier being one of the first tests he faces, for how can they understand the Gospel if they can’t understand what you’re … Continue reading

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