Thoughts & Intents
Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.
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The human tongue, a weak muscle about four inches long and weighing in at just over two ounces, causes more damage every day than any other created thing in the universe. Granted, this is only because itís connected to a human brain, although sometimes you gotta wonder if thatís always the case. James puts it this way: ďthe tongue is a fire, a world of iniquityÖ"
Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings. Not. Itís a really cute line, and a great movie, but the theology in Itís a Wonderful Life is a disaster. Angels are real, though, and we need to understand the truth about them and their purpose. We wonít get that from Hollywood, so letís see what Scripture has to say about these most mysterious messengers.
From my heart to yours
Summer is cooling, fading, falling. If you live further south, enjoy your hot weather. Iím afraid ours is gone for the year. But autumn has its own beauties, subtle though they may be up here among the pointy trees.
Serving our sweet Savior,
LeeAnn Bonds, Bible Basics Editor
Read my blog, Katalambano!. (Katalambano is a Greek word meaning ďto lay hold of so as to make oneís own, to take into oneís self, to lay hold of with the mind, to understand, perceive, learn, comprehend.Ē)
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September 10, 2010