Home >> Blogs

this user is offline now  pryz
Send message

Gender: Male
Age: 64 Years

Country: United States

Signup Date: 06/02/2012

  Religion & Philosophy
  News & Politics
  Writing & Poetry

July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012

Who Gives Kudos:


5:18 AM   [23 Oct 2014 | Thursday]

Overcoming the Theological Bomb

 If you’re like me, you take particular delight in getting to know a man of God, or of the clergy. One who is quite suited for the task of inter-city services or not, or have a current and ongoing ministry or not is irrelevant, they all commonly exhibit the passion within their preparedness, and is a joy to see.

One afternoon back there in about 1985, I was sitting on the front porch having one of those leisurely chats, and was not the first. This day was different. This day the man of God was going to introduce me to an uncomfortable awareness. In discussing issues, conditions and related considerations, we began to bounce scripture off each other till I heard those words, , “No-no, you’ve got to get into the ancient Greek!”

Well, I said, is the common bible student’s study a diluted form?

With a controlled smile he replied, “Wellllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll, , , no!”

This was many years ago, and my preacher friend passed away a few months ago. The thing I have picked up since then is this. While I could have followed other friends to area courses in classical Greek, I ask myself why, , Only to be confronted with counters from other theologians?

How nice it would be to pool somehow the knowledge and create one more Biblopedia, one for a once and for all church understanding. Something I have learned to do on my own.

God bless.

- 0 Comments - 0 Kudos - Add comment 

5:05 AM   [11 Oct 2014 | Saturday]

Stardom Hazards Winners and Losers

 What folly it is once we moviegoers realize it is all ours to enjoy (or try to scrape together what’s left of our investment). For after really admiring the entertaining talents of actors-actresses in a good movie, we just learn that in private, their lives are marred by some bent that far exceeds probable means, usually steeped in the radical-side of politics.

It is like a second mini feature to replay for us time and again reminding us that prestige is just as vulnerable to the failings of mankind as it is for the less fortunate. It could be that they don’t underestimate the amount of damage they inflict on their own following of fans. Quite possibly, the very thing they are hoping such a sacrifice might propel the cause they are committed to.

But then what happens to that movie we own or rent once upon viewing the details, we learn what that person is now engaged in? Does it not remain even a little bothersome that the ability we knew God gave them they used upon a trusting public to use that wealth in somewhat a reasonable manner?

Here to stay type stardom is whisked away from them. We took them into our homes to show our young and old, and didn’t blink once that they just might be involved in some destructive behavior. Anyone remotely familiar with celeb-profiles knows what I am discussing here such as the promotion of the occult and terrorism.

What they fail to retain many times is instead of an attitude of thankfulness for that trust – they wish to now use notoriety in persuading issues. How many actors, actresses are prepared to deliver the credential of expertise upon that same fan-base they purport to possess?

Stardom hazards within secular entertainment is what I am referring to here. For since it is futile to mention Christian entertainment individuals that have removed themselves by virtue of their involvement in certain inconsistent ethics, unrepentant, and mere assoc. by word “Christian” only, relieves themselves of any Christian task, thereby connection to the body of Christ.

God bless the brothers and sisters who bring the light of the cross of Christ to a dying world in any way God wants them to.

- 0 Comments - 0 Kudos - Add comment 
Copyright © 2009 - 2012 True2ourselves. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission is prohibited.