PHILADELPHIA IS MORE THAN A CITY

Philadelphia, home to the Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, and Sixers, is more than just a sports city in Pennsylvania.

It is also more than a great city filled with history of the founding of this country.

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WHY ADD GODLINESS?

Godliness comes a little more than halfway down Peter’s list of things that we are to add to our faith. It comes after virtue, knowledge, self-control, and patience.

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PATIENCE REQUIRES PRACTICE

“Oh, Mr. Paderewski,” said a woman to the Polish pianist, “you must have had a world of patience to learn to play as you do.”

“It’s not that at all, my dear woman,” replied Paderewski. “I have no more patience than anyone else. It’s just that I use mine.”

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TEMPERANCE and HIGH-BUTTON SHOES

Is temperance a thing of the past?

Why in the world would Peter mention that we are to add “not drinking alcohol” to our faith, virtue and knowledge?

Sounds like a stupid question, I know.                                                                  Read more…

THE RAINBOW and the LGBT

Be that as it may, I can no longer sit silently by while the Body of Christ once again reveals its total immaturity, going off half-cocked in an insanely meaningless tirade against something the unbelieving world probably finds laughable.         Read more...

FINDING GOD’S HIGHEST PURPOSE

To know God’s Word, God’s will and God’s ways requires a dedication and commitment of one’s life to His highest purpose

  • God’s word—(John 8:31 – 32)
  • God’s will—(Rom. 12:2)
  • God’s ways—(Ps. 103:7)

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NEVER STOP LEARNING

What does it mean to know something; to possess knowledge?

To a fifth-grader, someone is smart because they know facts about stuff.

To an adult, someone is smart because they know about stuff, how and why it works, for instance.           Read more…