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Peter Ramsay

Bible Bites

Landmarks and Locations Important to You

By On September 19, 2017

Bahamas. Bermuda. Barcelona. Bora Bora. Bondi.  Besides the fact that these places all start with ‘B’, what else do they have in common?  If you had a vacation at any one of these places, you would have no difficulty remembering the beach. Try this one. What do these places have in common? Sycamore tree. Damascus Road. Philippian Jail. Desert Highway…

Life Lessons

Why Didn’t Equifax Apply the Patch?

By On September 18, 2017

The news of millions of personal identities or at least, identifiers, being stolen by hackers from the giant credit-rating Equifax Corporation (9500 employees) (1) was unsettling and shocking. In recent years, we have become accustomed to hearing news of personal information being stolen or exposed online by hackers. We read the frequent headlines and move on to stories of greater…

Bible Bites

Without it – Forget it. It’s Just a Wow!

By On September 12, 2017

Wow Story #1 “It’s amazing. I heard him myself. It wasn’t trickery. He really did it. He can speak 6,912 different languages. Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish and English are the four biggies – but I asked him about some of the most obscure languages on the planet and he did it! He is a super polyglot. He blew me away!” “But…

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Don’t Pray that Prayer Again

By On September 5, 2017

Did you ever get the signal from the Lord to not pray a certain prayer again? “That’s enough. Don’t make that request again. Accept My position on the matter.” One day, Moses was exalting the Lord in prayer: ‘O Lord GOD, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there…

Changed Lives

The Gospel of John Movie

By On August 31, 2017

This dramatization of the entire Gospel of John in the Holy Bible, goes verse-by-verse and chapter-by-chapter, without any additional words being added. If it is too long to watch in one viewing, you can do as few or as many chapters as you like and then start the next time where you left-off. Obviously, no one in our age can…

Bible Bites

Slippery Slopes of Despair

By On August 29, 2017

When your mind is racing with fear and every possible doomsday scenario is flashing before you, the last thing you want to hear is: ‘Be calm. Don’t worry. Don’t be anxious. Just pray.’ Sadly, there are days in our lives when verses from the Bible almost seem to mock us. When we are in the thick of it we can…

Bible Bites

Sweet Worship – Bitter Chatter

By On August 22, 2017

Was it composed and sung spontaneously and simultaneously? Did the lyrics and vivid imagery just flow out of the song leader? Have you ever heard 1,000,000+ people singing and worshipping in unison? Did the people in the local villages step outside their homes and lift their heads, with straining ears, to catch more of the singing as it echoed across…

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Lingering and Loving – The Connection

By On August 15, 2017

Sometimes our lives are busier than they need to be.  We aren’t always good at sorting out the valuables from the clutter.  In the hodgepodge of daily-life, it seems that everything on our plate is of equal importance. But everything on my daily to-do list is not of equal importance.  If bad news struck your life later this week, it…

Life Lessons

ELVIS – Was He a Christian?

By On August 15, 2017

 January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977 Originally posted August 26, 2010 Was Elvis a Christian? Let me check my device. Yes, I have 38 Gospel songs by Elvis Presley on my gadget.  And that’s not them all. He recorded over 80 Gospel tracks during his career. If nothing else, the King of Rock and Roll knew many lyrics that…

Bible Bites

When Some One Important is Rooting for You!

By On August 8, 2017

When someone tells you, they are rooting for you, we assume they’re interested in our well-being and success. It’s a nice feeling to know that someone is rooting for you. Some of us may not have been athletically-inclined; so, we never felt the rush of having a bunch of people screaming: “Rah! Rah! Rah! Go, boy, Go!” How’s this for…