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Word of the Week: Holiness

H. G. Bosch, in Our Daily Bread, tells about the Ermine, a little animal in the forests of northern Europe and Asia known for his snow-white fur in winter. The Ermine instinctively protects his white coat against anything that would soil it.

Fur hunters take advantage of this unusual trait of the ermine. They don’t set a snare to catch him, but instead they find his home, which is usually a cleft in a rock or a hollow in an old tree. They smear the entrance and interior with grime. Then the hunters set their dogs loose to find and chase the ermine. Continue reading

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WORD OF THE WEEK: HOLY

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Shawn Jefferies, from Columbia, Tennessee, kicked off our Fall Focus Series yesterday morning with this question:

“When you hear the word ‘holy’ what do you think of? Continue reading

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Happiness and Holiness Go Together

Happiness.3Yesterday’s post, “Happiness is a Choice, spoke to the importance of true happiness. Not a pseudo happiness based on the world’s definition, but a happiness that is spiritually focused.  Biblically-based.  And God directed.

Today I want to share a piece written from a little different angle by Rubel Shelly.  While my views on some other spiritual matters might differ from Shelly’s , I found this interesting, insightful and challenging.  I hope you do too! Continue reading

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Jehovah God: Holy and Hallowed

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Monday’s column on the “Word of the Week:  Hallowed” elicited these questions from one of our readers.

Hello good brother!

Could you comment on a couple of points a bit further?

1) The name of God is hallowed. I would like to hear commentary on his name (Yahweh) versus the word “God” or “Lord.”  Or are all of those words hallowed? If all, why? Continue reading

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An Important Word From Moses

Tuesday I was Moses. Yes, Moses in the Old Testament!  At least I played the role of Moses for our Vacation Bible School students.  I have been selected to dress and act the part of a different Bible character every day.  One little girl went home on Monday and told her mother that Noah was very tall!  Well, so was Moses!  Continue reading

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Happiness is a Choice

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Most people are about as happy as they choose to be.”  Interestingly this comes from a man that suffered much heartache, disappointment and defeat in his life.  

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