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“Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder, The First Four Years It is true whether you put the best interpretation on people (and their actions) that you … Continue reading
If you had a daughter who was truly in need, and legitimately so, you would not leave a large sum to your cats in her care, and expect her to spend it on the cats while she starved. Continue reading
From a human perspective, the idea of a church having a dependable stream of income enforced by the government may have seemed like a good idea. But it is far from how God intended the church to be financed, and the result is an ugly mess which makes everyone look bad. Continue reading
Wherever you are, Glenrothes or somewhere else, keep praying, keep serving, keep following the Lord, keep being a witness for Him. Persecution will come. Don’t get upset, don’t get angry, don’t get discouraged. It’s far better than having the kind of “Christianity” that isn’t even worth persecuting.
This proverb calls us back to a simpler and better way, where charity takes place between those who know, respect, and appreciate each other. It tells the giver to give charitably, in a way that is truly consistent with love and concern for the recipient. Continue reading