I guess that I can talk/ write about anything I want-- although I consider this a 'Christian Based Blog.' I try to tie things together to show that God's Way is the Right way, and the Bible ought to be our blue print, TM [Technical Manual--G.I.] or hand book of LIFE. In my own life, when ever I have disregarded or deviated from the Bible-- something bad happens to me. When ever I depend on my own strengths or knowledge too much-- I slip and fall because of my silly pride!
It's true that many people step on and cheat others to get rich and comfortable, powerful and controlling. On the other hand, I knew a Christian multimillionaire who invited me into his grand home and made some pizzas for me and a few others!
When I was a young boy in school, I day dreamed and wished that I could someday get rich by hard, smart work, and indeed, I retired from Chrysler after 30.5 years at age 54, with full benefits and pension, but not very rich... LOL. After a life of hard and dangerous work-- many times a person is injured and disabled, like me. That is NOT what I intended, but at least I can pay my bills and help a few others in different ways.
I enjoy younger people coming over to help me do some heavy chores, like my nephew Steve S, who visited us today and helped us. I enjoy listening to him talk about his work, his wife trains and shows horses, gives lessons, etc., and Steve is a hard worker with concrete, welding, etc. He picked our humble garden again today so we have a bunch of tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers again on the kitchen table. So after he is done we sit and chat with a cold drink, and he listens to my old Army times/ stories, and other experiences-- but I also get a chance to talk to him about God and the Bible. It's the same with my own grown kids [in their 30's], and then I can slip them some gas money and gifts to take home, and perhaps take them out to eat. God has certainly blessed in so many ways, even if my two knees are shot and busted. I can't wait for new bionic knees!
The point I wanted to touch on is that 'foolishness is tied up to the heart of a boy-- but the rod of discipline will remove it far from him.' ~Proverbs. If we didn't get proper BIBLICAL training at home when we were young... the 2nd best thing [perhaps] is to have a "Dutch uncle." That is a relative, like me, who makes himself available to mentor with kindness and respect, to someone younger whom he thinks has distinct possibilities in the future as a productive member of society--- and heaven.... if the uncle teaches the nephew or friend the wisdom of the Bible, IMHO. I have always wanted to mentor older teens or young people who at least have a good, hard, work ethic. I know that some rich kids get all the breaks in life with all the extra lessons and training from tutors, instructors, music and paid for education.... In my own life from time to time, a few good people stepped in to mentor me and change my wrong headed ways into a more wise, productive, balanced, reasonable, lifestyle. PTL! I have always wondered if the Lord didn't send those 'angels' into my life, and on the RIGHT path to serve God and correct my life. The alternative is hell.
Truth be Told: Galatians 6:7, "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: For whatsoever a man soweth, that so he also reap." KJV. And of course the 'Fruits of the Spirit as listed at Gal. 5:22, and Socialism and the "One World Gov't" of Mr. Obama doesn't fit well with Christianity. Webster's says that a Christian is a follower or imitator of Christ. Would Christ sanction ABORTION, the GAY AGENDA, STEALING/ MISAPPROPRIATING TAXES, LYING?? Let the elected high offices and administration's record speak for themselves. For any biblical Christian -- this stuff is so elementary and SIMPLE to understand. Christian children in grade school understand these things! I think that many Americans WANT to be led astray for their 'free lunch', and choose to remain ignorant! Those Lemmings are doomed. Bank on the fact that the ignorant ones getting the 'free lunches' and entitlements--- laughter and celebrating will be short lived after the Lord Raptures up His Believers. I can't miss that train. Bye guys. Time for a great, restful sleep, and then fellowship at church with all my friends on a sunny Sunday. I might cook out after that if it isn't too hot.
Tom and Sharon Schuckman
Posted: 21 Aug 2010 10:50 AM PDTBy Dave Welch. US Pastor Council The Miami Herald reports that "Pastors who pray with Obama say he's a devout Christian."What?In feeble attempts to defend President Obama's support for the building of an Islamic mosque near Ground Zero, his team is now pulling out the "He is a devout Christian" card. The article quotes two pastors in particular: "He is a Christian by choice, a devout Christian,"