Archive for March, 2018

Beautiful In Its Time
David Padfield

https://www.padfield.com/1993/beautiflul-in-own-time.html The Old Testament is a collection of 39 books given to man by our God. These books vary in style from the impassioned preaching of the prophets to the reflective wisdom of Solomon. Ecclesiastes begins with the elusive phrase, “Vanities of vanities.” It means “absurdity, frustration, futility or nonsense.” The point the writer makes […]

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Josiah’s Example
Gene Taylor

http://www.centervilleroad.com/articles/josiah.html Josiah was king of Judah from 641 to 609 B.C. he assumed the throne at the age of eight and reigned for 31 years. He died in battle at Megiddo being killed by Pharaoh Necho, king of Egypt (2 Kings 23:28-30). Josiah was righteous in a time of wickedness. He was faithful in an […]

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Edify One Another
David Padfield

https://www.padfield.com/1994/edify.html At the close of Paul’s first letter to the church at Thessalonica, he exhorted them to “edify one another” (1 Thes. 5:11). The word “edify” comes from the Greek word oikodomeo. This word occurs thirty-nine times in the original text, and all except eight times it is translated as “build” or “built.” Our Lord […]

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