Daily Archives: 03/07/2008

Liberty Home Bible Institute

LibertyHomeBibleInstituteInfo.jpgI’m about ready to turn in for the day and really want to get a good night’s sleep.
This week I received my course material for the Liberty Home Bible Institute.
I must say I’m very impressed.
The total cost of the course is $950.00
When I was finishing up ordering everything last week, the representative asked me if Nora might want to take the course too. I asked her what the additional cost would be to add her.
I was surprised to find out there is no additional cost to sign a spouse up for the course. They will send a second complete set of notebooks, workbooks, and exam books for Nora and no charge me anything for her to take the course.
I still only got one textbook (Willmington’s Guide to the Bible) and ‘The King is Coming’.
However, this works out fine. I was very familiar with Willmington’s Guide to the Bible and already owned a hardback copy of this book. I was able to give the second book to Nora for her to use.
All of the material is nicely presented and packaged. I have six large plastic containers in which all of the CDs are housed. Currently I’m burning the discs to my computer in an mp3 format. From there I’m transferring to my iPod. I therefore can either listen to the CD or listen via an mp3 player.
The institute also sent along a portable CD player and headphones.
I must admit I like what I see (and hear!) so far. I’ve listened to nearly all of the first CD.
It’s time to hit the hay. I want to spend most of tomorrow working on my assignments. I’m curious how many lessons I can get through in about 6 hours of work.

The Westminster Pulpit – 5 vols

GCampbellMorganTheWesminsterPulpit5vols.jpgI buy most of my bible study books from ChristianBooks.com. Having signed up for their email list, I generally receive an email every Friday regarding the various special deals they have.
Today I recieved an email which contained a special deal on the Westminster Pulpit (5 hardback volumes) which is the collection of nearly 300 of G. Campbell Morgan’s sermons. The 5 volume set comprises about 3,500 pages.
Want to guess the price on these 5 hardback books? The regular cost is $200, but ChristianBooks.com usually sells the set for $45. Today the cost is $29.99 a savings of about $170. Sometimes it pays to read your emails.
Morgan is described as “one of the most powerful witnesses for Christ since the Reformation.” Here are nearly 300 of his sermons as they were preached at London’s Westminster Chapel at the height of his career. The collection is scholarly and diverse, suitable for both sermon help and devotional reading. This attractive reprint edition is beautifully bound in five hardcovers.
One reviewer wrote that sermons by Morgan ranks second only to Charles Spurgeons sermons. You can’t get much better than that.
I’ll let you guess as to whether I ordered the books.

Earliest Easter For The Rest Of Our Lives

This year is the earliest Easter any of us will ever see the rest of our lives! And only the most elderly of our population have ever seen it this early (95 years old or above!). And none of us have ever, or will ever, see it a day earlier!
Here’s the facts:
1) The next time Easter will be this early (March 23) will be the year 2228 (220 years from now). The last time it was this early was 1913 (so if you’re 95 or older, you are the only ones that were around for that!).
2) The next time it will be a day earlier, March 22, will be in the year 2285 (277 years from now). The last time it was on March 22 was 1818. So, no one alive today has or will ever see it any earlier than this year!
Isn’t this amazing!

Christian Driving

A man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy boulevard.
Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection.
The tailgating woman was furious and honked her horn, screaming in frustration as she missed her chance to get through the intersection, dropping her cell phone and makeup.
As she was still in mid-rant, she heard a tap on her window and looked up into the face of a very serious police officer. Th e officer ordered her to exit her car with her hands up. He took her to the police station where she was searched, fingerprinted, photographed, and placed in a holding cell. After a couple of hours, a policeman approached the cell and opened the door. She was escorted back to t he booking desk where the arresting officer was waiting with her personal effects.
He said, “I’m very sorry for this mistake. You see, I pulled up behind your car while you were blowing your horn, flipping off the guy in front of you, and cussing a blue streak at him. I noticed the ‘What Would Jesus Do’ bumper sticker, the ‘Choose Life’ license plate holder, the ‘Follow Me to Sunday-School’ bumper Sticker, And the chrome-plated Christian fish emblem on the trunk.
Naturally…I assumed you had stolen the car.”

Religious Humor

A Sunday School class was studying the Ten Commandments. They were ready to discuss the last one. The teacher asked if anyone could tell her what it was.
Susie raised her hand and shouted out, “Thou shall not take the covers off they neighbor’s wife.”

Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 15

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken outside of the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows the Stations of the Cross on the outside of the Monastery.
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