Latest Blog Posts on the Ten Commandments
[caption id="attachment_2630" align="alignleft" width="360"] Why I so rarely visit the mall these days....[/caption] I appreciate the sentiment of Emily Dickinson: "Consider the lilies- is the only commandment I ever obeyed," she once quipped (as quoted in the intro to Rachel Held-Evans' A Year of Biblical Womanhood ). Because while I used to think that keeping the Ten Commandments would b ...
Memorizing was all but impossible for me as a child. In addition, the school system was going through a funky teaching period. We did not learn to read phonetically. And teachers were not allowed to teach us any mnemonics to make the task of memorizing simpler. As an adult, I was challenged by a pastor to memorize the 10 commandments. I felt this pastor was speaking straight into my heart ...
Newcomers to the study of religion and spirituality, whether they approach such a study academically and objectively (as my own students do, in a college classroom) or more personally and subjectively (perhaps during moments of private religious reflection, or as part of a more sustained spiritual search), are very much like newcomers to the study of any new topic or unexplored territory. There a ...
• Only half of American adults can name even one of the four Gospels. • Most Americans cannot name the first book of the Bible. • Only one-third know that Jesus (no, not Billy Graham) delivered the Sermon on the Mount. • A majority of Americans wrongly believe that the Bible says that Jesus was born in Jerusalem. • When asked whether the New Testament book of Acts is in the Old ...
WATCHWOMAN INTRODUCTION! BEFORE YOU READ THE ARTICLE THAT I'VE WRITTEN, I WANT TO TELL YOU A SECRET! SO......HEADS UP: DO NOT THINK FOR A MOMENT THAT THIS SCANDALOUS BEHAVIOR IS BEING BROADCAST IN THE NEWS CONDEMNING THESE TWO MALES FOR WHAT THEY HAVE DONE! HERE'S THE UNDERLYING AGENDA ! OBAMA WANTS YOU TO SUBSIDIZE PLANNED PARENTHOOD AND PAY FOR ALL FREE BIRTH CONTROL, ABORTIONS, ETC. ...
Dad’s – Your Traits Will Be the Traits of the Man Your Daughter Will Marry ><0>< By Donna Calvin Watchwoman on the Wall Father's Day June 17, 2012 ~†~ [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I AM THE LORD THY GOD"] Father and Daughter by Enigma Photos There was an old song, “I want a girl, just like the girl, that married dear ol’ Dad.” ...
This is the last of the Ten Commandments, "You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbors". The word covet is one we don't use much these days. Basically it means to desire greatly enough to try to make the possession your own. If Susie 'covets' Jenny's sucker, she is willing to take it from her,by force if necessary. It isn't wrong for Susie to want a sucker, but not specificall ...
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