“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also (Matthew 6:19-21).
I came across this turn of phrase that will very likely (almost certainly) find its way into my sermons sometime in the future. I hope that it launches you on a spiritually reflective moment, as it did me.
1 birth, 2 deaths
2 births, 1 death
Check out what the Bible says about these ideas.
I recently was driving around town in here in Mayberry, when I came upon a church sign. I proceeded to voice activate my cell phone (because it is illegal in Mayberry to use your phone without that ear piece too). I called my friend Scott to tell him that he may need to speak on the following Sunday morning because I needed to be at another church's gathering.
I have always taken the "they will teach it in school" argument with a grain of salt (or less). This is pretty interesting though. Read this article.
I know many people have differing opinions about the role of Christianity in this issue and particularly how political we should become in regard to the issue.