ABC News: Does ‘Jesus Loves Porn Stars’ Bible Go Too Far?
Check out this story about my friends at XXXChurch.com. They have a great ministry going on to people in the porn industry. A lot of people seem to want to dis what they are doing, but you gotta give ’em props for the ministry.
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Write something on the fact that Jesus referred to so many people as friend who were not his friends.
Write something on the place the poor, widows, and orphans have in God’s heart.
Proverbs 19:4, 7
Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and the needy. (Ezekiel 16:49)
Deut. 15:14-15 No Poor
Write something about the struggle a flying insect goes through to try and get through a glass window. You can try and guide it out an open window or door, but instead it tries to flee to safety and continue knocking its head against the glass. Put yourself in the place of the insect, and God’s guiding hand in the place of your guiding hand to the insect. Draw parallels.
I want to write something on 1 Corinthians 13, looking at it from the perspective of a list of qualities of God, for God is love. Add that this is a list we need to apply to our lives to discover the type of person we are and need to become–Christ-like.
Write on the topic of Christian’s who suffer while non-believers seem to prosper and are greatly successful. Include thoughts on how each New Testament writer suffered as well as the audience they wrote to. Include thoughts on God’s view of success and prosperity versus the world’s view, and how much impact the world’s view truly has on us.
2Cor. 6:3 We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited. 4 Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; 5 in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger; 6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love; 7 in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left; 8 through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors; 9 known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed; 10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
“This house is not for sale” signs in Kenya – desperation
I want to write something on Jeremiah 35, the story of the Recabites who did not follow God but followed their forefathers instructions not to drink any wine and to always live in tents. Relate this to people today keeping moral guidelines, but living immoral lives or worshipping “idols.”
I want to write something relating the Israelites dissatisfaction of the quail and manna God provided for them in the desert to the dissatisfaction people find in material things, and the fact that they are always wanting more.
Illustration: Dog offered a big bone by a butcher. Sees his reflection in a puddle and decides he wants the “bigger” bone in the reflection. Growls at his reflection, tosses his bone, and goes for the bigger one realizing that it’s not really there.
Romeo & Juliet –> Art thou not satisfied?
Can we be satisfied with the things God has blessed us with?
Matt. 6:19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
I want to write down the things God has been saying to me about the Christian walk and how our walk affects those around us.
Please be patient with me as I attempt to get more information on here about what I want to write about so that you guys can give me some feedback.
CTV.ca | MPs hike expense allowance by 20 per cent
Read this article about the Canadian Government increasing the living allowances of the MPs. My favourite line is “There were members who were having a hard time staying within the limit.” …yeah… not even going to comment on that.
After living here in Kenya for a year, such a statement makes me want to puke. God bless Canada.