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Proverbs 11


Good morning!  I hope you all had a Happy Easter!


I liked verse 9 in this passage: “By a word the impious ruin their neighbors, but through their knowledge the just are rescued.”  My bible notes translate this as the effect of good and bad people, especially their words on their community.   243 more words

Bible Study

What I Learned about Heaven and Hell from Jesus' Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man

Jesus said, “There was a rich man who always dressed in the finest clothes and lived in luxury every day. And a very poor man named Lazarus, whose body was covered with sores, was laid at the rich man’s gate.

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Seven: Clothing

This is the end of week 2 of 7.  This week began by counting everything in my closet (with the exception of foundation items).  The total was a staggering… 1,411 more words

Justice will be Done

Whenever we read about Lazarus and Dives, I think we recall the money passage of Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Spe Salvi:

“I am convinced,” the Pope writes, “that the question of justice constitutes the essential argument, or in any case the strongest argument, in favor of faith in eternal life.

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Heaven or Bosom?

Before Jesus, God’s people died — going to the “belly” of the earth.

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

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Obedience Of Christ