August 2016 archive

ANOTHER NIFTY QUOTE FOR THE DAY

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‘The great mystery of Ephesians 6 is that God bestows his own armor on his people. The medium of the great gift is first Jesus Christ, God’s Champion, who is depicted by the OT and the NT as clothed in the same armor as YHWH, wielding his ferocious long sword against his people’s enemies (Is…

Learning to use a telephone

Technology for Me

For years, I’ve been working on the assumption that I cannot use a cell phone. I can’t swipe or pinch or twiddle various thingies. After seeing what people post, I didn’t particularly think I was missing out on much. Then… I discovered the awful truth! I WAS WRONG! There is a device called TECLA.  Tecla…

A quote to ponder today…

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The order to “stand” that pervades Ephesians 6:11–14 does not imply that Christian soldiers are given a special tactic by which they are able to defend themselves, but rather teaches them that the battle is the Lord’s. They are to stand back and watch him win the victory for them (cf. הִֽתְיַצְב֗וּ, “stand firm!” in…

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Great Expectations
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