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Election 2008 — Good Versus Evil

Posted by Alan on November 26, 2007 with No Comments
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Obama not salutingA friend sent me this picture. It reminds me of the saying “What you are doing speaks so loud that I can’t hear what you are saying.” This election, more than any other that I can remember is a “good versus evil” contest.

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Marriage strike?

Posted by Alan on November 19, 2007 with 3 Comments
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In these days where women can divorce their husbands for no legitimate reason, denying daddies the right to rear their own children and using child support judgments to ruin them financially, some men are fighting back.  Having suffered from this, I want to link to a site that proposes that laws might be reformed if men refuse to marry and have children.

RoR – Import CSV file to table – dynamic

Posted by Alan on November 17, 2007 with No Comments
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Satish Chauhan has a Ruby on Rails site that has a very helpful article on how to import a CSV file into a table. I took his code and have extended it. I offer it now to you.

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Understanding God’s Word

Posted by Alan on November 13, 2007 with 4 Comments
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We Christians are said to be “people of the book”, that is to say that our faith hinges upon the authority of the written Word of God. While it is true that many Christians base their faith upon what their denomination teaches or their preacher says, behind these two still lies the understanding that the […]

Finland School Shooting

Posted by Alan on November 8, 2007 with No Comments
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If you accept the view that we humans are made by our Creator in the image of God, you will regard human life as sacred, something to be valued.  If you accept the evolutionary view that we are the products of blind chance, then there is no reason to assume that human life has any […]

How can we relate to God as Father?

Posted by Alan on November 3, 2007 with No Comments
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This is not a theological dissertation. It’s a practical suggestion. The Bible tells us that when we are born again into the family of God by acknowledging Jesus as our Lord, we are adopted as sons, that God becomes our Father in Heaven. His goal for us is not just an official statement that some […]

Living Godly: Rules and Relationships

Posted by Alan on November 2, 2007 with No Comments
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A lady friend (I’ll call her pay someone to do your assignment Mary) visited my wife and me with a distressing problem. A number of years ago, her husband had left her for another woman, whom he married. Mary would still like to be married and to have children. Her father is a missionary, a […]