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
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
Gideon's Legacy through Gideons International
Whatever we may think about the story of Gideon as told in the "Old" Testament (see Judges, Chapters 6,7 and 8), we are wise to consider the lessons of lives well lived, as told in what some term "Holy Scripture" - that is, in "Religious Texts" which give us a "warts and all" account of world "History" (which is "Her story" too).
No matter from which people we have sprung, we rise as nations and as "one-world citizens"
Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 02:18 PM by a piper too