The doctrinal statement of the American Humanist Association, Humanist Manifesto II (dated 1973), states: “We find insufficient evidence for belief in the existence of a supernatural; it is either meaningless or irrelevant to the question of survival and fulfillment of the human race.” Is God real? Does He have personality or is God simply a […]
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What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
The late Napoleon Hill, famed self-help author, shared with radio listeners his list of the major causes of failure in life. Number one is the “habit of drifting through life without a definite purpose or a definite plan for attaining it…Drifting. Lacking in singleness of purpose. Lacking a plan for carrying out the purpose. There […]
Today the GodPlantedAGarden blog shares a guest post… People seek shortcuts. Get rich fast. Lose weight quickly. Improve relationships in days. Own it now with easy financing. Self-help gurus offer titles such as “Six Steps to XYZ” and promise results for the price of the book or the monthly subscription to the training materials. There […]
Families, like religious organizations and corporations, have their own languages. Outsiders hearing certain well-worn expressions may have little clue as to the actual meaning. The Nichols family members, offspring of “Pop” and Perditia Nichols, often speak of taking someone “out on the hill.” That sounds like an outing in the woods, possibly a snipe hunt […]
If you knew for certain that treasure was buried in the backyard, would you grab a shovel? Most of us would move digging to the top of the priority list as we thoroughly examined the search area. Forget about distractions like eating or sleeping. Treasure waits the persistent hunter. As grandson August left for C.S. […]
Sometimes dabbling is OK for example if I wanted to try my hand at painting or possibly woodcarving. My brothers excelled at both practices, but I have no guarantee their talents were included in my make-up. Dabbling when it comes to following Jesus Christ is not OK. In His words to the Laodicean church (Revelation […]