Monthly Archives: February 2011

Psalms 16, Study–“Something Good”

Psalm 16 7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me;    even at night my heart instructs me. 8 I keep my eyes always on the LORD.    With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.  9 Therefore … Continue reading

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Psalm 16, Study– “He is Always Good”

 Psalm 16 1 Protect me, God,        because I trust in you.  2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord.        Every good thing I have comes from you.”  3 As for the godly people in the world, … Continue reading

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Getting Down and Dirty

by Julie Anne Fidler, BB Weekly Contributor I have a confession to make: I used to avoid church. It wasn’t because the overhead lighting gave me migraines (even though it did.) It wasn’t because my lazy cat had more pep … Continue reading

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Suicide– A Second Look

The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. What drives so many individuals to take their own lives? To those not in the grips of suicidal depression and despair, it’s difficult to understand. … Continue reading

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Five of the Greatest Sites Ever *

    “The Teacher sought to find just the right words  to express truths clearly.”  Eccl. 12:10, NLT   I came across these and wanted very much to share them with anyone interested in some extracurricular reading.  I have hand-picked these out … Continue reading

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Making Progress

The earth produces the crops on its own. First a leaf blade pushes through, then the heads of wheat are formed, and finally the grain ripens. Mark 4:28, NLT   This concept of physical growth is now applied by Jesus … Continue reading

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The Sin That Sticks

                      “If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away,          And do not let wickedness dwell in your tents.”  NASB “And give up your sins– even those you do in secret.” CEV Job 11:14  [in two versions]  *** “When the … Continue reading

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