English Poet Samuel Butler + James 3

 "...there is no mistake so great as that of being always right." —SAMUEL BUTLER, 17th-century British satirist Samuel Butler, (baptized February 8, 1612, Strensham,Worcestershire, England—died September 25, 1680, London) was an English  poet and satirist. He is famous for penning Hudibras, a  burlesque poem and the first English satire to make a notable and successful attack … Continue reading English Poet Samuel Butler + James 3

Most Powerful Prayers #35 How Wide, How Long, How High, and How Deep

Ephesians 3:17-19 is a popular choice.  The print can be bought on etsy.  The version below is from the New Century Bible, a simplified Bible text aimed at children with limited vocabulary skills, much like the Gleason's New Life Bible.  Recently, the NCV text was combined with The Youth Bible and updated in 2007. 17 I … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #35 How Wide, How Long, How High, and How Deep

Is the NT enough?

A complete  Bible was a desirable goal but  the  Old Testament    is considerably    longer  than   the  New Testament,   and  the New Testament   had already required   four years   to complete.   However,   something    happened    at  this   time   to  make translation     faster..and it was the advent of the personal computer.  Incredibly in the same four years that it … Continue reading Is the NT enough?

Elizabeth had a baby

DECEMBER 24, 2011 7:00 A.M. Elisabeth’s Barrenness and OursWho celebrates a birth nowadays? Our lesson today comes from the Gospel according to Luke. No, no, not the manger, the shepherds, the wise men, any of that stuff, but the other birth: “But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; … Continue reading Elizabeth had a baby