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GOZO Y CONTENTAMIENTO EN UN MUNDO DE SOLTEROS

GOZO Y CONTENTAMIENTO EN UN MUNDO DE SOLTEROS

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April 18, 2014

April 18 GOZO Y CONTENTAMIENTO EN UN MUNDO DE SOLTEROS JOY AND CONTENTMENT IN A SINGLE’S WORLD   Todo tiene su tiempo, y todo lo que se quiere debajo del cielo tiene su hora. Eclesiastés 3:1 El ejército de solteros es marcadamente diversa debido a que tres grupos distintos conforman este segmento de la sociedad, los que nunca se han casado, los que una vez estuvieron casados (divorciados, o abandonados) y aquellos que han perdido a su pareja por muerte y no se han vuelto a casar. El panorama del matrimonio ha cambiado. Ya no se relaciona el ser soltero

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A Christian Position On Capital Punishment

A Christian Position On Capital Punishment

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April 18, 2014

Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made man. Genesis 9:6 With four days left before leaving office, George Ryan, the governor of Illinois, sat down with his staff members to decide who on death row should live and who should die. When Ryan took office some four years before this, he was a strong advocate of the death penalty, and his vocal rhetoric on criminal justice helped get him elected. Joseph Lowery has observed that the only ones who are in favor of capital punishment

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The Confusion Of Capital Punishment

The Confusion Of Capital Punishment

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April 17, 2014

In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?  John 8:5 One of the astonishing things to me is that two individuals, both of whom are committed Christians and believe that the Word of God is a guide for our lives and binding when it comes to the statements it makes, can at times go to the pages of Scripture, read the same words and come up with two different opinions.  Obviously, that isn’t true of most issues. No matter where you come from, there is complete agreement on the fundamental truths of Scripture

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LA FELICIDAD ES UNA ELECCION

LA FELICIDAD ES UNA ELECCION

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April 17, 2014

April 17 LA FELICIDAD ES UNA ELECCION HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE Entonces se alegró el rey en gran manera a causa de él, y mandó sacar a Daniel del foso; y fue Daniel sacado del foso, y ninguna lesión se halló en él, porque había confiado en su Dios. Daniel 6:23 “La felicidad no es algo que depende de nuestras circunstancias,” Betsie ten Boom le dijo a su hermana en el Campo de Concentración Nazi de Ravensbruk, “es algo que está dentro de nosotros.” Poco después de eso, Betsie murió. Estas dos hermanas eran solteras y nunca se casaron. Corrie,

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Interpreting Scripture and Capital Punishment

Interpreting Scripture and Capital Punishment

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April 16, 2014

You shall not murder.  Exodus 20:13 “Convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh was put to death by lethal injection at 7:14 a.m. on Monday, June 11 [2001]” read the banner on CNN as it flashed across the bottom of TV screens the world over.  Outside the prison, demonstrators held hands and prayed.  Family witnesses who had lost loved ones when McVeigh bombed the Federal Building grimaced, as between pursed lips they were heard to say, “Just burn in hell!” McVeigh was unrepentant and defiant to the last breath.  “He got what he deserved,” said most people, repelled by the thought

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PROBLEMAS

PROBLEMAS

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April 15, 2014

April 15 PROBLEMAS TROUBLE   Antes que fuera yo humillado, descarriado andaba; mas ahora guardo tu palabra. Salmos 119:67 William Shakespeare dijo una vez, “Cuando las tristezas o dificultades vienen, no vienen solas, vienen en batallones.” No obstante, las dificultades son usadas por Dios para cumplir buenas cosas, que de otra manera no sucederían si no fuera por los problemas. Cómo qué? Piense en las siguientes formas en las que Dios usa las dificultades para hacernos mejores, en vez de peores. 1. Dios usa los problemas para cambiar la dirección de su vida. José se encontraba en grandes dificultades cuando

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Capital Punishment and The Old Testament

Capital Punishment and The Old Testament

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April 15, 2014

Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made man.  Genesis 9:6 Whenever you go to the Bible to find out what it says regarding a given issue you need to ask three questions:  (1) What does it say?  (2) What does it mean? (3) How do I apply this to the issue under consideration?  Most of us, however, if we are honest have to admit that we arrive at a conclusion (better known as a prejudice) and then go to the Bible to support our views–when

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Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

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April 14, 2014

The LORD said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.”  Genesis 4:10 “Dear Dr. Sala,” writes a regular listener to Guidelines, “I’d like to know what a Christian’s view on capital punishment should be?”  Answering that question in 500 words or less is almost like summarizing the history of God, man, and the devil, past, present and future in the same number of words.  Why?  Christians do not speak with one voice when it comes to the death penalty.  Judy Skeen, a professor at the Belmont School of Religion, believes that Christians

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YO PRIMERO

YO PRIMERO

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April 14, 2014

April 14 YO PRIMERO ME FIRST   Porque de tal manera amó Dios al mundo, que ha dado a su Hijo unigénito… Juan 3:16 El Banco Real de Canadá publica mensualmente un boletín con comentarios de la vida actual interpretada a través de los ojos de una institución bancaria conservadora. Un artículo fue dedicado a la actitud de “Primero, yo!” que tiene la gente de hoy día. El artículo se titulaba, “Sacrificio y Sociedad, “ y entre otras cosas decía, “En este tiempo cuando todos pretenden obtener más espacio social, el sacrificio personal no está de moda. Pero si la

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What Can You See?

What Can You See?

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April 14, 2014

If you ever watched one of those documentaries on TV about the riches of ancient Egypt, you were no doubt amazed at the priceless treasures that were buried with the pharaohs. For instance, King Tutankhamun–“King Tut” to most of us–was buried in an immense sarcophagus that held three elaborate nesting coffins, the final one being of solid gold nearly an inch thick. The famous mask at the head of the coffin is considered to be Egypt’s greatest work of art in history, with a value so great that it can’t be calculated. Moses grew up with riches like these. Raised

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