Tag Archives: Bible

Aides to the Bible


Do you want the good news or the bad news first?  Let’s start with the bad news, get it over with, and move on. Tuesday the home health care agency sent Sonya, supposed to be here from 8:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

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The Ten Ammendments, and Other Revisions


From John Habkirk The following statements are said to have been written by actual children and, as far as we know, are genuine, authentic and not retouched or corrected (i.e., bad spelling has been left in): In the first book of the Bible, … Continue reading

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Bible and Quran Quotes Identified


Show us the straight way.  Quran The voice of one crying out in the wilderness; ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’  Bible His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor … Continue reading

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Quran or Bible?


The following quotations are from the Quran or the Bible.  Can you tell which is which?  (In all cases, the names Allah and God have been changed to Lord.  Answers tomorrow.) Show us the straight way.  The voice of one crying … Continue reading

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The Last Friend You’ll Ever Have


I lay here in the pre-dawn darkness thinking about “tired.”  I always am these days.  It seems there isn’t enough sleep in the world to restore me to “rested.”  I wake up feeling fine, get up and get on the … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther, According to Queen Vashti


            First of all, the king was drunk.  “Drinking was by flagons, without restraint . . . [and] the king was merry with wine.”  That’s where it all started.  Why do men get drunk?  The girls and I were in … Continue reading

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Reading the Textbook


An acquaintance and I were talking about our Christian faith.  We agreed that it was all about humility before God and service to one another.             “And taking care of yourself first,” she added.             “Where does it say that … Continue reading

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