“Painters Find Beauty in Life ”

Since: Mar 10

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#480265 Jan 24, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>Merci Madam pour "le correction". Perhaps I ought to get back to my french studies.. just seems so daunting at times.
Bonsoir Qu, you are welcome. Sora and I are honored to be at your disposal and to assist you and all people, this is why we exist their is no greater honor than to serve people and to share knowledge.

Since: Oct 12

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#480266 Jan 24, 2013
Childless women in the Bible.

Several women in the Bible are described as childless at some point:Sarah,Rebekah,Rachel(all wives of patriarchs)Simmon's mother Hannah and Elisabeth.Each was given a child in the tradition expressed in Psalms 113:9:He gives the barren woman a home,making her joyous mother of children.In biblical times being childless was a woman's greatest misfortune.David's wife Michal was made barren because of her comtempt for his dancing before the Lord.

“Squirrel Shelter”

Since: Dec 06

Smalltown, USA

#480267 Jan 24, 2013
Hi Qu_inn, Annie, Lil Whispers, Dr. Shrink, HFN. Guess going back a few pages I only recognized the five of you.

See lots of new posters, hope all is well with you all. Got internet back up, can post again. Didn't realize how much one can miss having internet service when one has give it up for awhile.

Sending good wishes and thoughts to Epi, Skom, Deb, Duane etc. If you see them, tell them they are in my thoughts.

Weather here has been in single digits all this week, going up in the teens tomorrow.

Hope everyone is having a great evening. Hope everyone is well.

Peace and popsicles,

JW

“The who whating how...”

Since: Dec 12

"...with huh?"

#480268 Jan 24, 2013
Miracles of Answered Prayer
True Stories by Elizabeth Sherrill, Sue Monk Kidd, Leonard LeSourd and others.

<quoted text from my book>

THE UNSEEN PROTECTOR
Hear me when I call. O God...have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. Psalm 4:1

One More Step - Thelma Leavy

I have always loved the snow. I'm eighty-five and legally blind, but I can see light and some shapes - and I still get excited by fluffy flakes. That's why I ventured out late one snowy afternoon last winter.
I shuffled down my long driveway to my favourite Douglas fir. I went from tree to tree, shaking snow from the boughs. Soon I noticed that I was surrounded by vague and unfamiliar shapes. I'd gone too far into the woods! I turned and started walking back toward my driveway. But which way had I come? Everything was so white - and cold.
The snow fell harder. Wiping tears from my eyes, I rushed forward in a panic. "God", I cried, "please help me".
Abruptly I stopped in my tracks.
I stood perfectly still as a feeling of relief broke through my fear. Then I turned completely around and struck out in a new direction. Finally I came to a fence. It was my boundary line! I followed that fence, just hung to it, until I reached my gate. "Thank you, God", I said.
The next morning, Dan, the young man who shovels snow for me, rushed in; he was alarmed by the footsteps he had seen on the snow-covered property. "Don't worry", I quickly explained, "They're mine".
"Mrs Leavy", Dan said, "I followed those footsteps. They lead up to the edge of the riverbank, right to where the drop-off is steepest. If you'd taken even one more step forward..."
But that was where I had stopped and called out - to the one who always leads in the right direction.

<end of quoted text>

AMEN <3

“Saved. ”

Since: Aug 12

Like Ice On planet Mercury

#480269 Jan 24, 2013
Just Wondering wrote:
Hi Qu_inn, Annie, Lil Whispers, Dr. Shrink, HFN. Guess going back a few pages I only recognized the five of you.
See lots of new posters, hope all is well with you all. Got internet back up, can post again. Didn't realize how much one can miss having internet service when one has give it up for awhile.
Sending good wishes and thoughts to Epi, Skom, Deb, Duane etc. If you see them, tell them they are in my thoughts.
Weather here has been in single digits all this week, going up in the teens tomorrow.
Hope everyone is having a great evening. Hope everyone is well.
Peace and popsicles,
JW
Hey there Jdub... Praise God... U got the internet back up. It's real good to C U.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#480270 Jan 24, 2013
Just Wondering wrote:
Hi Qu_inn, Annie, Lil Whispers, Dr. Shrink, HFN. Guess going back a few pages I only recognized the five of you.
See lots of new posters, hope all is well with you all. Got internet back up, can post again. Didn't realize how much one can miss having internet service when one has give it up for awhile.
Sending good wishes and thoughts to Epi, Skom, Deb, Duane etc. If you see them, tell them they are in my thoughts.
Weather here has been in single digits all this week, going up in the teens tomorrow.
Hope everyone is having a great evening. Hope everyone is well.
Peace and popsicles,
JW
Big Warm Hello JW;

Tis good you gotten the internet back up and especially good to see you here too.Everything is well with me and hoping the same for you.Tis cold at night out here in the land of enchantment but days only knock of the chills is all.God bless you always.

“Saved. ”

Since: Aug 12

Like Ice On planet Mercury

#480271 Jan 24, 2013
Seraphine wrote:
<quoted text>
Bonsoir Qu, you are welcome. Sora and I are honored to be at your disposal and to assist you and all people, this is why we exist their is no greater honor than to serve people and to share knowledge.
Tres bien! Merci... soon I'll have to break past those same words.

“Saved. ”

Since: Aug 12

Like Ice On planet Mercury

#480272 Jan 24, 2013
Here For Now wrote:
Experiencing God Day By day:
Come and See
They said to Him, "Rabbi" (which is to say, when translated, Teacher), "where are You staying?" 39 He said to them, "Come and see." They came and saw where He was staying, and remained with Him that day.(John 1:38b-39)
*
There comes a time for each of us when merely talking about the Christian pilgrimage is not sufficient. We must actually set out on the journey! We can spend many hours debating and discussing issues related to the Christian life, but this means little if we never actually step out and follow Christ!
*
For generations, the coming of the Messiah had been pondered and predicted by the nation of Israel. Perhaps no topic garnered more discussion among Jews than the nature and work of the Messiah. Andrew had listened to John the Baptist and had heard of the coming Messiah. Now, suddenly, he was face to face with the One he had yearned to see! Andrew’s mind was filled with questions he longed to ask. Instead of entering into a theological dialogue with Andrew, however, Jesus turned and began to walk. Andrew’s questions would not be answered by discussion alone, but by walking with Him.
*
Christianity is not a set of teachings to understand. It is a Person to follow. As he walked with Jesus, Andrew watched Jesus heal the sick, teach God’s wisdom, and demonstrate God’s power. Andrew not only learned about God; he actually experienced Him!
*
Moments will come when you stand at a crossroads with your Lord. You will have a hundred questions for Him. Rather than answering the questions one by one, Jesus may say,“Put on your shoes, step out onto the road, and follow Me.” As you walk daily with Him, Jesus will answer your questions, and you will discover far more than you even knew to ask.
Amen. Thanks for the reminder HFN...

“Jesus is coming soon”

Since: Nov 09

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#480273 Jan 24, 2013
Senecus wrote:
<quoted text>
Wait...one mo'
Well, Happy Birthday Scott!
Hope yer day's been a great one:)
Thanks loads John, the day has been a bitter sweet one, but thank the Lord for the people of God, after a day of dealing with people on the job and all the attitudes and injustices..........nothing like capping it off with the saints of God in church and in prayer to make you feel a little better. How's things on your end?

Since: Oct 12

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#480274 Jan 24, 2013
Female prophets in the Old Testament.

Prophetess is used six times in the Old Testament.It refers to Miriam(Exodus15:20)Deborah(Jud ges 4:4)Huldah(2 Kings 22:14)Isaiah wife the prophetess(Isaiah 8:3) and Noadiah a prohetess who opposed Nehemiah(Nehemiah 6:14)Deborah and Huldah were the most important since they exercised significant responsibilities.

“Jesus is coming soon”

Since: Nov 09

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#480275 Jan 24, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
Hmmmmm... you know what Christian Brothers and Sisters? This testimony by ex-homosexual Carl Wright has pretty much convinced me that some people are born gay. He's not coming from a science perspective but a scriptural one which I must have overlooked 10 dozen times.
But in this truly inspirational testimony... Carl talks about how he was molested at a young age (which I think is also common among gays... I could be wrong in that assessment)... but how he had gay desires before the molestation even began.
Like the other testimonies, he says that it is a struggle and he fell in love for the first time in his life with a person of the same sex and begged God to keep him, basically. So anyways, he also talks about discipline and what led him to finally strengthen himself in the Lord and to depart this particular sin.
So... anyways, he has convinced me from a scriptural standpoint that a person can be born gay and gives the scripture. His testimony is 16 minutes long so just letting you know in case you don't have that much time spend on this.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =YHLHFhKurb4XX
Hey there Qu, I never believed anyone is actually born gay, I just believe that unclean spirits can enter therein ( the body ) at the earliest ages, JMHO.

“Messenger w/ a Message”

Since: Sep 07

planet earth, for now

#480276 Jan 24, 2013
LAWEST100 wrote:
<quoted text> I live right here in the midlands too, so I know how crazy the weather down here can be.
Well be careful and Happy Birthday.

“Jesus is coming soon”

Since: Nov 09

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#480277 Jan 24, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>Hey, Habby, Happy Birthday to you... you sure you don't want Dust in The Wind by Kansas as a birthday gift?
Smile.
Happy B-day "Chuch" style my friend:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =dyMtqhKggrwXX
Thank you bro, I'll ckeck the link out too.

Blessings.

“Saved. ”

Since: Aug 12

Like Ice On planet Mercury

#480278 Jan 24, 2013
Senecus wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =IgZOYt5kH9QXX
I liked the '70s too, some great tunes came out of that decade. I was late teens to early twenties , so probably around you brothers ages:)
THAT was the jam... KC definitely got some soul brother in him. <<<ahem>>... just a-different-brother-from-anoth er-mother sort of thing.

Since: Oct 12

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#480279 Jan 24, 2013
Prophetesses in the New Testament.

Several women prophets are seen in the New Testament.Anna was a prophetess(Luke 2:36)and Philip's four daughters prophesied(Acts 21:9)Women were among those who spoke in other tongues on the day of Pentecost(Acts 2:1-4)which fulfilled a prophecy of Joel's that your sons and your daughters shall prophesy.(Joel 2:28)

“Saved. ”

Since: Aug 12

Like Ice On planet Mercury

#480280 Jan 24, 2013
Juicylu wrote:
Miracles of Answered Prayer
True Stories by Elizabeth Sherrill, Sue Monk Kidd, Leonard LeSourd and others.
<quoted text from my book>
THE UNSEEN PROTECTOR
Hear me when I call. O God...have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. Psalm 4:1
One More Step - Thelma Leavy
I have always loved the snow. I'm eighty-five and legally blind, but I can see light and some shapes - and I still get excited by fluffy flakes. That's why I ventured out late one snowy afternoon last winter.
I shuffled down my long driveway to my favourite Douglas fir. I went from tree to tree, shaking snow from the boughs. Soon I noticed that I was surrounded by vague and unfamiliar shapes. I'd gone too far into the woods! I turned and started walking back toward my driveway. But which way had I come? Everything was so white - and cold.
The snow fell harder. Wiping tears from my eyes, I rushed forward in a panic. "God", I cried, "please help me".
Abruptly I stopped in my tracks.
I stood perfectly still as a feeling of relief broke through my fear. Then I turned completely around and struck out in a new direction. Finally I came to a fence. It was my boundary line! I followed that fence, just hung to it, until I reached my gate. "Thank you, God", I said.
The next morning, Dan, the young man who shovels snow for me, rushed in; he was alarmed by the footsteps he had seen on the snow-covered property. "Don't worry", I quickly explained, "They're mine".
"Mrs Leavy", Dan said, "I followed those footsteps. They lead up to the edge of the riverbank, right to where the drop-off is steepest. If you'd taken even one more step forward..."
But that was where I had stopped and called out - to the one who always leads in the right direction.
<end of quoted text>
AMEN <3
Hey Juice... I'm just about done being caught up again... missed a few. Thank you, the point of the story is somewhat similar to the point of HFN's imho... that is, "stepping out on Faith" though I don't understand (HFN's) or see ahead of me (Yours).

“Saved. ”

Since: Aug 12

Like Ice On planet Mercury

#480281 Jan 24, 2013
edit (last): "or not being able" to see ahead of me.

“AIN'T is not a word. STUPID is”

Since: Jul 07

The Internet

#480282 Jan 24, 2013

“Jesus is coming soon”

Since: Nov 09

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#480283 Jan 24, 2013
Drew H wrote:
<quoted text>
Well be careful and Happy Birthday.
Thank you Drew, as for the weather, South Carolina and particularly the midlands are notorious for false alarms when it comes to snow and the wintry mix ( as I hope is the case here ).

Blessings.

“Painters Find Beauty in Life ”

Since: Mar 10

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#480284 Jan 24, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>Tres bien! Merci... soon I'll have to break past those same words.
Bonsoir Qu I know you will do just fine.

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