but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen – 2 Peter 3:18 (NKJV)
In my recent blog post 7 Things Reading Will Do For You, I promised to follow up with a blog post on books that changed my life. You can read 7 Things Reading Will Do For You here if you haven’t done so already.
But there is a spirit in man,
And the breath of the Almighty gives him understanding.
Job 32:8 New King James Version (NKJV)
Ideas Rule The World
Some of the things that you may have gotten used to and taken for granted in the 21st century were nonexistent in the last fifty years. Let me put it this way: Ideas rule the world! One idea conceived, believed and acted upon has the capacity to change the world and your world as you know it.Just take a moment and consider the following: the automobile, the aeroplane, the vending machine, the microwave, the personal computer, the internet, the mobile phone, the laptop, Ipad, google, facebook, twitter, instagram, pinterest, linkedin, periscope etc. (more…)
“In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.”- Daniel 9:2 KJV
Why You Should Care
There is a sad but true saying that “if you want to hide something from certain kinds of persons, put it in a book” This is based on the notion that generally these people don’t like reading as a lifestyle to learn, unlearn or relearn. (more…)
Keep your heart with all diligence,
For out of it spring the issues of life.
Proverbs 4:23New King James Version (NKJV)
I first became aware that in a sense there were three groups of people many years ago when I was reading one of Dr Myles Munroe’s books, Understanding Your Potential. I stumbled upon a page, the forward to the book to be precise where Dr Jerry Horner said that “people generally fall into one of three groups: the few who make things happen, the many who watch things happen and the overwhelming majority who have no notion of what happens.” (more…)
13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter:
Fear God and keep His commandments,
For this is man’s all.
Ecclesiastes 12:13 (NKJV)
I have discovered in my interactions with people from different spheres of life ranging from the sacred to the secular, the prisoner to the politician, the bartender to the barrister that people’s attitudes and priorities at any given time are different. (more…)