Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Lord Provides

God provides.  However, this must be understood well.  On the one hand, the Lord does not give us whatever we ask for.  We have to ask in his name for those things that we want.  There is an assumption here … Continue reading

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Samuel Intro. 2

I titled this Samuel Intro and left of the numbers in front because both the books of Samuel in the Bible act as a unit.  I will be reading from the NIV Application Commentary from Bill Arnold each day.  He … Continue reading

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1 Samuel Preview

We will be studying the book of 1 Samuel.  Initially 1 Samuel was a unified book with 2 Samuel, but people have split them up and called hem various names for a long time. Using a study Bible read through … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes Review

After reading the book of Ecclesiastes the following themes should have come through. Meaninglessness: The term ‘meaningless’ refers to the brevity of existence.  There are things, like breath, that come for a moment an then disappear.  Compared with the permanence … Continue reading

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The End of the Matter

The writer of Ecclesiastes lets his mind wander through what it would be like to chase after all the things that the world has to offer.  He imagines what it is like to have great wealth, to have knowledge, to … Continue reading

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Treasure (2)

  http://www.chapel.org/messages/treasure The series at The Chapel conjures up ideas of pirate ships and chests full of gold.  The series is called Treasure.  Things that we treasure are things of great worth.  We treasure our families, our memories, and our … Continue reading

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Enjoy Youth

We are younger for longer these days.  Good nutrition and healthy lifestyles have got us living much longer on average than people did 500 years ago.  If you did live long you could expect to lose your teeth, eyesight and … Continue reading

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