Contemplative Bible Reading

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Divisive People

February 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Titus 3:10 (New International Version 2011) Warn a divisive person once, and then warn them a second time. After that, have nothing to do with them. Sometimes I am curious about how people twist words without thinking about their true meaning. This seems to happen when people discuss, i.e., disagree about what they read in […]

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Three Strikes

February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Titus 3:10 (New International Version) 10 Warn a divisive person once, and then warn him a second time. After that, have nothing to do with him. This verse struck me this afternoon. Three strikes, and the person is out. I don’t know if this is the origin of three strikes in baseball. It seems that […]

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Model the Behavior

December 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Titus 2:7a (New International Version) 7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. Model the bahavior that you want others to live. I have heard that increasingly in the past couple of years. If I want people to listen, I slow down, shut up, and listen myself. If I want people […]

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