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Comment on Are You 26th on the List? by ainsleyblair

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:32:14 +0000

What a great and current example of "going for the gold" even when being written off. I have watched intermittently and did not know this story. Thanks for this.



Comment on Thoughts on James 2 by ainsleyblair

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 22:56:55 +0000

James is an interesting book to me. I like the point about our faith being worked out in our lives and how we treat others. Paul does have a different emphasis - the great evangelist with perhaps what we'd today call an ADD mind - brilliant and dedicated, but dense (not as in "dull" but ideas condensed and at first read can seem disconnected. Not being a theologian and having memory problems after 75+ years of sleep deprivation, I benefit from NIV, Phillips' NT, etc., but "cut my teeth" on the KJV - so it's more familiar.



Comment on Daniel 9: Confession and Repentance by Steve Kindle

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:54:44 +0000

Nicely done, Henry. In my wedding ceremony, I have another application of the triangle. It puts God at the top corner, and the bride and groom on the bottom corners. I make your same point, that the closer they are to God, the closer they are to each other. It's the one thing they seem to remember from the ceremony.



Comment on Some Problems with Prayer by ainsleyblair

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:55:38 +0000

Doesn't seem my comment got posted ;)



Comment on Some Problems with Prayer by ainsleyblair

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:54:13 +0000

Good stuff! Thanks for these thoughts. When I'm exceptionally sleep-deprived/depressed from decades of not sleeping, I take courage from the Scripture that assures me the Spirit can intercede on our behalf with great earnestness. Often my prayers are elemental - "Thank you, God" - and "Please help me" - I'm not free of the hindrances/hazards you mentioned and agree God is way smarter, never taken by surprise, and not in a panic or hurry.



Comment on Pinterest Pin: Book Quote and Art by Henry Neufeld

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:44:07 +0000

This is from the book Inspiration: Hard Questions, Honest Answers by Alden Thompson. The art and poetry is by Wanda Thompson. I'm working on the layout for a book of Wanda's art.



Comment on Advent, Christmas, Epiphany by ainsleyblair

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:22:13 +0000

Seasons and cycles - a beginning and an end - an end that is a beginning. I like the way this little article is inclusive (without being PC) and Biblical. Thanks, Henry.



Comment on Alden Thompson Speaking at Adventist Forum Conference by Henry Neufeld

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 19:28:32 +0000

Yes, the audio was a problem. I was also watching online, so I saw/heard only what was here. I thought it was still worthwhile to post.



Comment on Alden Thompson Speaking at Adventist Forum Conference by Suzanne

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 17:13:22 +0000

Why did he take the mic away? Alden is so hard to hear



Comment on Literal Problems, Literally by Gary

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:18:35 +0000

Only poorly informed fundamentalist Christians and fundamentalist atheists read the Bible literally. https://lutherwasnotbornagaincom.wordpress.com/2017/12/10/christians-did-not-read-the-bible-literally-until-the-twentieth-century/