If you know my story, you know that I was drugged and abducted as a teen. Now there are some inventors who have come up with a possible solution and are trying to raise money at indiegogo, see the article below:
I was looking for something in one of my posts when I realized that this blog about the two men collaborating on hand prostheses has been taken down. Long story and I don’t know the half of it. You might pray for the two men and their friends and family.
This is posted under dead blogs and I know it’s been a while since I posted anything. God is at work and sometimes he calls us to “Be still and know that He is God”.
So there’s this Twitter hashtag called #YesAllWomen. I read an article about it here: http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-opinion/yesallwomen-twitters-powerful-reaction-to-the-santa-barbara-shootings-20140526-38xcc.html .
The article is shocking to me for various reasons but I was not going to write about it until I felt the Lord pressing me, so here goes.
19 Now the Lord God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name. 20 So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals.
But for Adam[f] no suitable helper was found. 21 So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs[g] and then closed up the place with flesh. 22 Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib[h] he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.
23 The man said,
“This is now bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called ‘woman,’
for she was taken out of man.”
24 That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
That the world has some recognition of this shocks me as I have not been consciously aware of feeling this except in terms of “your desire shall be for your husband” from Genesis 3:16 until the Lord set me free from the pain of having been abandoned by mine. I am not shocked that this status of belonging is denounced by many and perverted by others.
I want to bring the conversation into the light so the church can approach this topic – I think, “what does God think/say about this?”
Another think has to do with whether or not I adopt this position of fear of man – I won’t, it is akin to taking up another’s offense, but it is a real temptation.
Photo of my black out curtains during the day. April 2014.
It is the weekend we celebrate the Resurrection of the Christ in the year 2014, the year Putin invaded Crimea and annexed it to Russia and US President Obama considered sending ground troops but so far has not. I am home sick or maybe just homesick and, as is frequently the case now, I have been re-reading my Bible in order to be transformed by the renewing of my mind, Romans 12:2. Today’s search began with the words “to be” as in God made Christ to be sin for us…the NASB places emphasis here and so do I. It is in 2 Corinthians 5. Verse 4, NIV 1984, and following states “The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. This passage precedes the one about light shining out of darkness, verse 6. So, perhaps it is that the heavens are showing us the veiling of the mind, the light entering our hearts, which are black holes in themselves if you ask me(!), in order to set us free from that veil of ignorance. Remember that God has recorded in His book that there will be signs in the heavens prior to Christ’s 2nd coming. Praise the Lord!
All of the photos that say Wikipedia gets the photo credit are actually images in the public domain.
Job held onto Jesus. He, Christ, was Job’s righteousness as Job put on the “new self”. Footnotes in Job 29:14 point to Ephesians 4:24. Footnotes in Job 27:5 point to Ephesians 6:14 and the breastplate of righteousness believers own as part of their armor. This is the righteousness Job refused to deny.
Best explanation of free will and why it is a good thing that I have run across:
Originally posted on The River Walk:
Read: Ezekiel 44:1-45:12. 1 Peter 1:1-12, Psalm 119:17-32, Proverbs 28:8-10
You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not see him now, you trust him; and you rejoice with a glorious, inexpressible joy. The reward for trusting him will be the salvation of your souls. (1 Peter 1:8-9)
Relate: “You’re right. You aren’t just some prize to be one. You should be free to make your own choice.” That is Aladdin’s response when Jasmine tells, “Just go jump off a balcony.” After responding with that he does, literally, jump off a balcony. That is when Jasmine first sees the potential for something miraculous. He doesn’t just jump off, the magic carpet catches him. After reappearing just above the balcony Aladdin offers her a ride. When she shows a bit of hesitation he holds out his hand and asks, “Do you trust me?”
At that moment…
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