Monthly Archives: September 2015

Where does it Say “Charity Begins at Home?”

Charity can be a costly proposition.  It can cost us in our time, our money and/or our relationships.  Because time, money, and relationships are a precious commodity to each of us we may become careful and narrow in our application of them.  … Continue reading

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Where does it say “God works in mysterious ways?”

We Christians are pretty good at our pithy statements about faith and about God. One of the dichotomies of life is our certainty and knowledge of some things and our uncertainty about other things. There are moments in life where … Continue reading

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Where does it say ‘God helps those who help themselves?’

Our culture is replete with colloquialisms that we think are from the Bible but actually aren’t.  ‘God helps those who help themselves’  is rooted in Greek philosophy and was coined by the English political theorist Algernon Sidney.  It may serve … Continue reading

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