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Honest To God?

James 5:12 (NIV)

Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you need to say is a simple “Yes” or “No.” Otherwise you will be condemned.

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Pinky-Promise? (James 5:12)

Do your parents have those stories that they tell, over and over again? You know, those embarrassing stories about stupid things you did when you were younger. 3,026 more words


Deciding Between Paths: How To Know When You Are Ready?

I’ve been raised as a Christian my whole life. But about 2 years ago, I realized that it wasn’t my true calling or a place where I felt at home at all. 

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Psalms of My Life (Psalm 119): Part 14

נ Nun

105 Your word is a lamp for my feet,
    a light on my path.
106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, 89 more words

The Book Of Psalms

Sarah Boberg: For Better or Worse

I, like many others, took a marriage oath on the day of my wedding. These vows went something like this, “I Sarah, take you Bradley, to be my lawfully wedded husband, to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” 975 more words

Ministry And Motherhood

Compulsory Oaths, Seventeenth-Century Quakers and Twenty-First Century Legislators

The leader of the British opposition is a republican.  He does not revere the hereditary principle.  Everybody knows this.

Recent debate has concerned whether or not he is bound to go through various forms of words in order to serve in various official capacities. 531 more words

Ghosts of Panathênaia Past and Present

I absolutely love Panathênaia, and look forward to it every year, but since I’m usually on a social media blackout every Hekatombaiôn (at least, for the past 3 years), I don’t always get to post pictures.  207 more words