Sanctify them through Thy truth.-John 17:17This is part of a petition of Jesus to God, and show shows Jesus as supplicant, asking that the Spirit of God (Thy truth) to be infused into all of mankind & his followers, so that they all can be "saved".Webster's 1828 actually uses this sentence as the sample:SANC'TIFY, v.t. … Continue reading Sanctify
I just finished reading, In tune with the Infinite by Ralph Waldo Trine. Within yourself lies the cause of whatever enters into your life. To come into the full realization of your own awakened inner powers is to be able to condition your life in exact accord with what you would have it.I read that … Continue reading Ralph Wald Trine & In Tune
Image via WikipediaWhat is a concordance? And do I need one? I do not have one and I am wondering if I need one because am on a reading program via Bible.com, that reads the Bible in One year. I am actually a few days behind, but right now we are reading Job and alternating … Continue reading Do i need a concordance?
And she did eat, and was sufficed, and left.—Ruth 2:14This refers to these verses in the Book of Ruth where she honored her mother in law with whatever food they had.14. At the lunch break, Boaz said to Ruth "Come over here; eat some bread. Dip it in the wine." So she joined the harvesters. … Continue reading Eating and Dieting from Ruth
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked. (Proverbs 10:3) King James Version. 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked." (English Standard version) Yesterday I was walking along with the dogs. The house … Continue reading Found Money
Short Cuts by Marina Warnerfrom the London Review of Books, April 2014Most ancient stories of the Flood, the gods are annoyed by humans making a racket and keeping them up at all hours: these gods are unreconstructed adults who don't hold with negotiating but relish inflicting punishment, while humans are lawless, partying teenagers.The poem Atrahasis, … Continue reading Atrahasis, the Babylonian Flood