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This amazing compilation of Biblical quotes "came" to me in paper form - an anonymous gift. I cannot thank the person enough who cobbled it all together for us. I checked out each reference (some are not exact quotes from the sources I have, but are all in the spirit of the writing) as I typed it up to preserve this, and to share this most important understanding:
.... My Child ....
You may not know me, but I know everything about you ... Psalm 139.1
I know when you
" These words are like the sharp sticks that shepherds use to guide sheep, and are as lasting as firmly driven nails. They have been given by God, the one Shepherd of us all (Ecclesiastes).
We have no need to delve further. We have no need for greedy creed religious or irreligious.
The following "Encapsulations" are "Scriptural" quotations from "Holy (Important) Books" old and new, which include the whole gamut of lived human experience (positive and negative) - from
Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 01:02 AM by a piper too
(Refinement and bolding of links)
O ye People who Believe: Fellow Travellers.... This is about Family !
In the name of the merciful and compassionate God: Do not do to others that which you would hate for yourselves; kindly treat others as you would like to be treated. For it is only in this way that we honour God, and each other. In the name of the merciful and compassionate: God brings light, not darkness, kindness, not hatred, and support for the weary and hard done by. And so should "we".
Somehow or other I completed my editing of this long winded epistle ready to "post" in the early hours of what Christians refer to as "Good Friday". I posted it first as "myself" at linkedin's "Interfaith Professionals" group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/When-...28919759482882 ), and then here as "a piper too" at Nigerian Village Square. I hope that some good will come of my posting:
I managed to stop myself from exclaiming to myself "Jesus
Updated Apr 3, 2015 at 08:04 AM by a piper too
There is no hate or fear in Love. Love is not leaning but lending support, as it stands together "with" others, not against. If God IS Love as reported numerously throughout the Old and New Testaments, and other "religious texts", then "Loving-Kindness" is proven by our own "Empathy" and "Compassion" for "others", along with our own freely reciprocated nurture and support of each other, for GOOD reason.
If we don't have "that" (Good Reason) for others or for our own selves, we lack
Updated Mar 28, 2015 at 01:36 PM by a piper too