Just Thinking – Intro

JUST THINKING FEATURES NINE PARTS AND COVERS MANY TOPICS FOR THINKING.   WE HOPE YOU ARE AROUSED TO THINK ON THESE THINGS AND ALWAYS BE IN SEARCH OF KNOWLEDGE….ESPECIALLY DIVINE VIEWPOINT  HAPPY STUDYING IN FIELDS OF GRACE.  WOTM   

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Just Thinking – Part One

I am overwhelmed at times with thoughts and ideas that flow through my mind and I am compelled to simply go with the flow. Just as the rivers flow to the sea, perhaps reason will carry me to wisdom’s shore. Everywhere that thought takes me I am ever conscious of…

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Just Thinking – Part Two

Science should keep God in scientific hypothesis; in the equations of deduction, experimentation and discovery – the intellectual perspective. God is the source of all knowledge. God is True Reality! GOD IS NOT RELATIVE, HE IS ABSOLUTE AND PERSONAL! Human knowledge is elementary, but God has given the born-again believer…

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Just Thinking – Part Three

The orderliness of the Universe is called, by Science, “Universal Natural Constants.” Universal Natural Constants simply stated by my own definition is: “Immutable Divine Laws in the orderliness of the Created Universe.” These constants (Divine laws) astound and defy human intellect and Science. They also disprove happenstance and prove the…

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Just Thinking – Page Four

FAITH IS NOT INTELLECTUAL   Grace is too simple for intellectual arrogance. Bible Doctrine stabilizes the believer in the destabilizing circumstances of life. Human nature is the source of the arrogance syndrome. Human nature was the original barrier between God and man. Jesus Christ replaced it with Himself, thereby making…

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Just Thinking – Part Five

If you really want to know God, if you really want to find Him: just take the road of Faith to the CROSS, which is just before the Resurrection, on the way to Salvation. It is there that you will find Him. Here! Take these directions: Faith + The Cross…

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Just Thinking – Page Six

Confirmation is unattainable in theory, only probable to one degree or another depending on the propositions, evidence and support of conclusions as they enforce, neutralize, or negate the hypothesis. Without total knowledge, there can not be total evidence and therefore, no confirmation. Confirmation in theory cannot be proven, it can…

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Just Thinking – Part Seven

We live in: “The Age of Materialism,” “The Age of the Getters,” “The Age of the Foolish Generations,” “The Age of Ego-Arrogance,” “The End of the Ages.” If our understanding is continually purged we may eventually understand knowledge. Every question of mortal man will find it’s answer in immortality. The…

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Just Thinking – Part Eight

Divine discipline may be described as the arrogance of folly that must be changed into the maturity of humility. Because there is folly and wisdom there is evil and good.   Aging should be the process of knowledge and experience, fueling the light of wisdom which fuses the soul with…

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Just Thinking – Part Nine

God transcends time and space, being subject to neither. He is omnipresent and immanent. Omnipresence describes space in relation to God. Immensity describes God in relation to space. God caused two boundaries to man – time and space {the universe}. Our existence, even our orientation in this reality is undeniably…

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WE THE PEOPLE

Hoi polloi:  “Ordinary people”  (From  Greek, literally “the many”) “We the people” – the ordinary people of America – the heart and the soul of our nation.   “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union , establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide…

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WE THE PEOPLE

WE THE PEOPLE,  and One man’s opinion. At the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “What have you wrought?”  He answered:   “a Republic, if you can keep it.” WE the people of the United States of America, in Order to form a more Perfect Union: WE Establish…

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THINKING CHRIST – THINKING LIFE

In his Letter to the Philippians, Paul  neither condemned the wealthy nor attacked the enterprise of making money – profitable commerce.   Instead, it is interesting to note that he emphasized Christ to the affluent people in Philippi…..he taught them to Love and change their thinking. He exhorted the Philippians to take on the mind…

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HAVE YOU HUGGED YOUR BIBLE TODAY?

GOD BREATHED — have you hugged your Bible today? Have you embraced the Lord today.  Do it right now.  It is so reassuring, that the Lord God is always listening….do you have any thoughts for God? (The Bible is the Eternal Word of God.) The Bible is the Book of…

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TRUTHS FOR THINKING

  Absolute Truth exists in three categories: Divine Laws of Establishment – for believers and unbelievers. The Gospel of Salvation – for unbelievers. The Word of God – for believers. Integrity is loyalty to truth.  Christian integrity is faithfulness to God. “The sum of Thy Word is Truth, And every one of Thy Righteous ordinances is…

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AMERICAS UNSEEN SPIRITUAL BATTLE

ALLEGIANCE “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the  United States of America, and to the Republic for which is Stands, One nation under God, Indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all.”   Our public school systems and our religious institutions, every American, and especially every immigrant, should  pledge allegiance to…

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Rocky Mountain Portals

We had a wonderful,  peaceful and beautiful vacation in the Vail Valley of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. Daily,  Sherry and I marveled at the deep blue sky and the gentle breezes and I couldn’t help but imagine that the majestic mountains appeared to be pushing the sky higher and higher.  Each mountain peak seemed to be pointing upward to its…

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Bible Facts – Interesting Things To Know

The Old Testament begins with man in the image of God (Genesis 1:26).  The new testament begins with God in the image of man (John 1:14). At Christ’s birth wise men who worshipped Him brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh (Matthew 2:11). At Christ’s death wicked men ridiculed Him, crucified…

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OUR CHRISTIAN HERITAGE IN SONGS OF OLD

OUR MUSICAL HERITAGE IN CHRISTIAN AMERICA – AMERICA IS CHRISTIAN!   Our heritage is God’s Word in song.  Sing America – sing praises to the Lord.  Sing your heart out to God.  Sing God’s Word. Sing our Christian Heritage. The Bible deals extensively with music.   In the Old Testament…

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THREE SYSTEMS OF PERCEPTION

History,  from generation to generation, vocabulary (word definitions and usage), education or a lack of education,  philosophy, new scientific discoveries and technological advances, all  contribute to change the future and the history of the way we think and develop our intellectualism.  Having said this, there is and always has been  three basic…

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THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP

Leadership is a privilege, a calling, a gift from the Lord.  Leadership comes with accountability and responsibility.  In God’s Word a leader is a steward who manages the resources that are owned by the Lord.  Therefore, both the teaching of God’s Word from the pulpit and learning by the congregation…

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THOUGHTS FROM WHERE…

As i process thinking,  it seems my thoughts do not go upwards where i cannot follow, but that they come downward from places where i cannot yet, go.  Oh!,  if i could only go.   Thoughts like this often come down to lift me up.  Sometimes these thoughts give me…

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Ultimate Truth = True Reality

Because there is truth there must be True Reality!  Truth is knowledge received from True Reality in three ways: God, by Creation; Jesus Christ, by the Incarnation, and the Holy Spirit, by the Word of God.  Truth causes us to recognize untruth.   As we view the material world we…

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Client Nation and You

Before we know it Independence Day, July 4th will be upon us. This year let us examine ourselves and our freedom.  Let us pray like never before in the weeks and months leading up to Freedom Day. History repeats itself because human nature is the same in every generation since…

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MEDITATIONS – A PRAYER WALK

Inspiration from God is subtle, but sometimes it can be a wonderful experience.  Have you ever considered keeping track of your meditations? You must be on guard to recognize God’s Inspiration, against your own desires.  WRITE DOWN YOUR MEDITATIONS – KEEP THEM AS A DIARY.  REVIEW THEM OFTEN.  Compare Scripture…

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RESPECT and LOVE – A Devotional

Respect and Love are two of the most important words in english vocabulary. Respect and Love are two of the most important words is any language. Respect and Love. If everyone respected God what would the world be like? If all men loved one another, what would our relationships be…

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Follow Thinking

Imagination,  leads to discovery and fiction.  God planned it that way…what a wonderful gift – what a necessity.  Imagination leads us to discovery like crossing a bridge….a bridge from the known to the  unknown. Questioning is perhaps the straightest path to discovery.  Both,  imagination and questions require each other.  Both…

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Let’s Think Some More

By C. S. Craig June 20, 2014 Can we actually increase our thinking? If we are always thinking, do we think more at one time than another time? Too often we allow circumstances, attractions and distractions to interrupt out thinking.. TV is the greatest hindrance to our thinking….we never really…

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Song of Christ – Substance of the Gospel

“And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God (Christ) was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of the angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into Glory.” (1 Timothy 3:16)  The Bible is the Glory of life!  Everything else is…

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Let Us Think Together

At times a thunderbolt of thought jolts my quiet meditation causing my thinking to take unchartered flights.  Thought only exists while it is being thought. But, when does thinking stop?  Think about it! Here is a proposition for you: together, let us take an uncharted flight with my thoughts (already in progress continuously) and see…

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Acquisition – THOUGHTS FOR THINKING

By C. S. Craig The following maxims are merely my observations based on Scripture and influenced by fundamental principles and declarations of reality in life pursuits. Enjoy! Scripture revelation is an infinite undertaking. There is progress in doctrinal knowledge, but there is no increase in Scripture – only our understanding…

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Meditations On Life

I hold two conflicting thoughts regarding the Lake of Fire – it seems too harsh, yet insufficient. Jesus Christ is the Crowned Jewel of humanity – the Crowning Glory of God. The Bible is the foundation on which our country was built; the Rock upon which Christ has built His…

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Paradox

Perhaps it is the differing opinions of different people that make us different. But, even when we all differ differently we are the same difference. Is it not, both sanity and insanity that keeps the equilibrium? Volition exercised is an action of power.  Does the will to live create the…

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What’s Wrong With America?

The fall of a nation is preceded by the deterioration of morality, respect for God  and  the mental attitude of its leadership.  When the heritage of a nation is based on the Word of God,  God prospers that nation. When  apathy and rejection towards God’s Word reaches its maximum disrespect…

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