Give Me Coffee!

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What was life like without coffee? Before coffee found its way to Europe and the AmericaÔÇÖs the people in those regions were very sleepy and depressed because they did not have coffee to drink. (Historical ÔÇ£factÔÇØ I just made up.) Coffee had been, up until the 1700ÔÇÖs, a very tightly controlled commodity that was monopolized […]

The Slothful Sluggard

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The Biblical word I would like to discuss this week is ÔÇ£Sluggard.ÔÇØ The Hebrew word thus translated is found twelve times in the Book of Proverbs.┬á Five times it is translated ÔÇ£sluggardÔÇØ and the other seven times it is translated ÔÇ£slothful.ÔÇØ The English words sluggard and slothful both indicate slowness of movement. Slothful is defined […]

Recruiting

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Please bear with the following illustration if you are not a Texas Longhorn fan, there will be a spiritual application made from all this, so bear with me. ┬áI am a college football fan and as anyone who knows me understands, the subject of my college football passion is the University of Texas Longhorns. This […]

Worry

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The Biblical word I want to focus on this week is ÔÇ£Worry.ÔÇØ This English word will not be found if you were to look it up in a King James Bible or in the American Standard Version, but it is found in the New King James Version. Even though the previous two translations do not […]

Let us Reason Together

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┬áÔÇ£Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.┬á (19)┬á If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:┬á (20)┬á But if ye refuse and […]