From Early This Morning!!!! It’s Been A Trip!!!!!


Wow!  What a fantastic trip this has been!  I can’t possibly explain all that this has been to me, and all that this has done for me.  I pray that this humble blog has been a blessing for those who have read it.  I can’t believe I’ve written 8,700+ posts!  Well, I didn’t write them all.  Indeed, the far right number in the pic is mostly to the credit of our friend, Hank.  As I recall, it was a post on Marcott’s idiocy. 

The broad base of topics of this blog is one of the things I’m most proud of.  It’s probably the thing I’m second most proud of.  But, hands down, without question, the thing I am most proud of, regarding this blog, is the quality of the individual readers. I’ve never been associated with a brighter, good hearted, group of people.  What I’ve learned from the commentators here is immeasurable.  It isn’t just the brilliance from the people here, but, also, the insights, and obvious desire for the well-being of their fellow man. 


This “blog” had actually started because I wanted to have a place where I could post some graphs and data, in order to have them readily available for discussions on other climate blogs.  Months later, it sorta morphed into basically a private conversation regarding the manner and way satellites calculate our sea levels (it’s FUBAR … BTW)….. then, it grew. 

Essentially, this blog started as a climate science blog.  But, because of the broad, semi-ambiguous relative implications of the climate issue, it is only natural to discuss the overriding implications and impacts on other schools of thought and issues, such as economics and energy. 

It’s a horrible irony.  I find that mankind, left to his own devices, is the singular greatest driver towards the advancement of humanity.  Resources available, climate, condition ….. all of these pale in comparison to the ingenuity and spirit of man.  Sadly, I also find mankind is the singular greatest detriment to the advancement of humanity. 

It is with shock and dismay that I see people actively working against the advancement of humanity.  There are millions, if not billions of people who don’t wish their fellow man to be prosperous and free.  This blog has opened my eyes to the degree of which this occurs.  Before this blog, I thought they were few.  In a sense, it has jaded me.  But, I’m better for it, being jaded in such a manner. 

I don’t know what to do about it.  But, I do know something more than this blog is required.  The enemy is upon us.  The enemy is within us. 

I suppose it couldn’t, then, be a surprise that this blog has mostly turned to a political blog.  Politics, after all, is simply an expression and application of people’s thoughts towards advancement of humanity, or, the sinister desire to suppress humanity. 

Most importantly, this blog has reinforced my knowledge that mankind cannot advance without God and godly people.  I’ve always known this, but, now I get to see it in another perspective/dimension.  It’s awesome!  It’s horrible. 


I’m not done, yet.  But, I’m done.  I will never tire of conversing with the regular commentators, here.  Indeed, they lift my spirits!  I haven’t done enough conversing with you guys and gals!  You reinforce my faith in humanity!  And, it’s much needed. 

Through the few years that I’ve actively blogged, I’ve scoured the internet for issues to discuss and thought about ways to articulate my perspective and to entice dialogue.  It’s heartbreaking.  I can’t avoid the evil in this world.  Perhaps it’s me, perhaps there’s some morbid and macabre part of me which can’t help but see, watch, and document the train-wreck this world is engaged in, seemingly, intentionally so.  Simply put, I can’t deal with it, anymore.  While I have no problem being the modern day “wailing prophet”, I have a problem with the world repeating the same idiocy over and over, again.  One wouldn’t know it by the last several months of this blog, but, I am a positive person.  I’m not the person to say someone should help, I am help!  While I am not hope, I can certainly try to guide people to the only Hope! 

For all of the words, and all of the knowledge, the thousands of posts, the million views, the words and knowledge in the near countless comments (~110,000) ……. all of this, all of the topics, all of the data, all of the perspectives, and we come back to know we can’t live without God, and we can’t get to the Father without Christ.  Which is essentially what Solomon told us in Ecclesiastes.  Isn’t that fantastic?!?!  I’ve learned something which was written thousands of years ago.  :|   And, yet, this journey has taken me far!


If this post sounds like I’m saying goodbye, it’s because I might be.  I don’t want to.  You people have been a part of my life, and in a most positive way, for the last few years.  I look forward to your wit and humor, thoughts, and knowledge, and faith, every day. 

Yes, I will continue to post the “Gems” series for as long as Jeanette will write them ……. at least to the end of this year.  And, for now, I will continue to post when I think something needs stated.  And, I’ll try to provide an open thread for a while.  I’m going to take about a week to decide how or if I should move forward on this blog. 

In the mean time, I would appreciate if the commentators would post the addresses of the blogs and other places they often converse and haunt.  I think I may wish to be a commentators, once again.

And, lastly, for the tech savvy people, tell me what I’m missing. ……… videos on the internet no longer give me any audio.  My audio works fine, otherwise.  I’m listening to the “Archies” as we speak!  But, I can’t hear it on “youtube” or any other site.  No, it isn’t unique to any particular web browser.  Opera, Chrome, Firefox ….. all the same.  I’m still using XP, but, it is the same on my Win 7 of my dual boot.  MS told my XP that I needed to update my IE but, then, told they weren’t going to update it because they don’t support XP anymore.  I’m thinking it’s my Flash or Active X, but, I don’t know what to do about it.  I could roll back but, I’ve found this rarely helps and it’s a time consumer.  Any thoughts? 

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Gems 2015 — October 7 Scripture Selection: Isaiah 34-36

Guest post by Jeanette Andrade

October 7 Scripture Selection: Isaiah 34-36

Food for Thought: Is. 35:1-10

It is helpful to read Isaiah 35 along side Hebrews 12:1-24 for its similarities and exhortations. In both, the Lord is concerned with encouraging His people. He desires that they be strong, free from fear, able-bodied, and completely restored. Both speak of holiness, but in terms of what the Lord does for them in His grace. In Hebrews 12:15, He urges them to “look carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God,” which would be to fall back into relying on adherence to the Law to make one pure instead of receiving freely the righteousness provided by Jesus our Mediator (Heb. 12:24).

Redeeming us and cleansing us, the Lord has made us spiritually pure (I Pet. 1:18, 19). However, He recognizes the ill-effects of sin and imperfections (weariness, discouragement, bitterness, weakness, doubt) and desires to correct us as a Father would (Heb. 12:1, 5-11). The Good News is that, even in our imperfections, He receives us. In fact, Isaiah 35:8, 9 says that even a “fool” will not go astray on the Highway of Holiness (Remember? Jesus is the Way! (John 14:6)):

“A highway shall be there, and a road, and it shall be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it shall be for others. Whoever walks the road, although a fool, shall not go astray. No lion shall be there, nor shall any ravenous beast go up on it; It shall not be found there. But the redeemed shall walk there.”

The Lord loves us so much that He does not want to see us held back or weighted down by anything. And as long as we keep looking to Jesus, the Author and Finisher (Completer) of our faith and what He did (Heb. 12:2), we will walk free from all those things. With Him and His living water (John 4:5-14; Is. 35:6, 7), any spiritual condition (and physical one, too, for all who believe!) of blindness, deafness, dumbness, and lameness is healed (Heb. 12:13).

With all Jesus has done for us, we have every reason to “strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees,” and allow the Lord to continue to do a marvelous work in us. For the Lord is faithful and will perfect that which concerns us (Ps. 138:8; Phil. 1:6), as long as we willingly receive His correction as sons and daughters. Then we will do as Isaiah 35:10 expresses: “And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with singing, with everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.”

Digging Deeper (What scriptures can further enhance today’s reading?):

Getting Personal (What has God shown you in today’s reading?):

Confession of Faith (Example: Lord, based on Mat. 1:21 and 23, I understand that Jesus is God, and I receive Him as my personal Lord and Savior.):

Important Events on This Day (birthdays, anniversaries, etc.):

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Obama Persona Non Grata In Roseberg!!!!!


Good for them!  They’ve already had one parent state that if her child were armed, the outcome would be very different than what happened.  They don’t need some jackass try to lecture them about guns.  It’s inane.

‘The President is not welcome here’: Roseburg residents angry that Obama is traveling to visit the victims of the UCC shooting

President Barack Obama will travel to Oregon this week to visit privately with families of the victims of last week’s shooting at a community college.

However the trip has angered locals in Roseburg who say Obama is ‘not welcome’ in the town because the visit will be nothing but a ‘grandstand for political purposes’.

Leading the chorus is David Jaques, the publisher of conservative newspaper the Roseburg Beacon.

‘I think that’s very inappropriate, and I think it’s disrespectful to the families,’ Jaques told Breitbart News.

Jaques believes Obama held a press conference straight after the shooting, in which nine people were killed, with another nine injures. 

In Jaques’ opinion, the press conference was too soon.

‘We haven’t even identified bodies, we’ve still got incident command trying to contain the scene, and he’s holding a press conference 3,000 miles away from here, telling — almost implying that he could have single-handedly prevented this if the Congress would have listened to him.’

‘I think he admitted it himself. 

‘His visit here isn’t a re-election campaign stop, but it is a campaign stop for an agenda that he and his associates believe is important.

‘And that is to take away Americans right to own firearms.’ 

‘It shows not only a total disdain, a disregard for Constitution, but our very citizens, especially those of us right here in Douglas County. 

‘We believe in the Second Amendment. We believe in the whole Constitution.’ …….

Read more at the link. 

This may be cliche, but, it’s true, nonetheless …….  I find it fascinating that leftards would easily condemn and sentence a drunk driver for killing a person.  But, they don’t attempt to take autos from the legal drivers.  Someone sets off a bomb, or intentionally flies into a building and there’s no call to make pressure cookers illegal nor airplanes.  Fertilizer?  …. Yep!!!  I can still get it, and make it!  And, so it is true for all things used to kill people, either intentionally or by negligence, but, guns?  It’s always a different story.  It’s always the guns that killed the people, never the lunatics who did. 

It is especially so, in this case.  In this case, I can’t seem to find an article which focuses on the fact that these were Christians who were slaughtered.  Certainly no news outlets from the MSM will mention it any longer.  They haven’t since the day after the event.  This is the second time this year where Christians were slaughtered (the first time was when that lunatic shot up a church which happened to be attended by mostly Black Christians).  And, yet, hardly a mention as to the targeting a slaughter of Christians. 

Well, I think we’ve found something of which the left is actually tolerant. 

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A Litany Of Shock News Today!!!!!!



Well, this is all so, so, so shocking!!!!!  I’m sure we’re all taken by surprise by all of this news!  For those who are still unaware ……

It turns out, scientists in the Antarctic (read climate scientists) are constantly a perpetually drunk there.  Now, mind you, I was once assigned to a place where there wasn’t much to do, except drink, as well.  So, I understand.  Still, this is just one more reason to question the veracity of the babbling gibberish coming from the climate scientists. 

In other, seemingly unrelated, but, not really unrelated news, it seems people are just now discovering that the UN is open to bribes …..  :0  …..  I KNOW!!!!!!!!  So totally unexpected news!!!!!!  You mean, they might do or say whatever you want if the price is right????  Who knew?!?!?!?!?!?!

But, what’s probably even more shocking is that some in our government are now questioning whether or not Hillary has been forthcoming regarding her E-mail scheme!!!!!  I KNOW, right?  You mean to tell me it isn’t just a vast right-wing conspiracy? 

From all of this ….. I can only say …..


Links to the various articles …….

Antarctic scientists may face breathalyzer tests in attempt to curb drunkenness

‘No place at the United Nations’: Ex-UN General Assembly leader accused of pocketing $500,000 in bribes

State Department pressing Clinton lawyer over email gap

I suppose I could write something regarding each of these stories, which, have been non-stories for some time now.  But, anyone who has bothered to look into any of this would have already concluded much of what was stated in the articles, and much more.

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Gems 2015 — October 6 Scripture Selection: Isaiah 31-33

Guest post by Jeanette Andrade

October 6 Scripture Selection: Isaiah 31-33

Food for Thought: Is. 32:1-4; 33:17

The fulfillment of the prophecy of the coming of the King happened right before the eyes of the Jewish people centuries after it was written, with a seal of confirmation by the Father many times, beginning with the announcement of His birth by angels to the shepherds (Luke 2:8-14), followed by the wise men who saw His star and followed it to present Him with regal gifts (Mat. 2:1, 2, 9-11). Simeon, an elderly man who had waited his whole life to see the arrival of the King Messiah, and Anna the prophetess both confirmed the Infant’s divine, prophetic purpose (Luke 2:25-38). They saw scriptures such as the one found in Micah 5:2, “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me The One to be Ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting,” and they waited in faith for His arrival.

Throughout the life of Jesus, there were signs. He spoke often of the Kingdom, and the people praised Him as King when He made His triumphant entrance into Jerusalem (Luke 19:33-38). Even Pilate called Him the King of the Jews (John 18:39; 19:19). And as some put the pieces together, they saw with spiritual eyes and heard with spiritual ears (Is. 32:3), and accepted Him as their Messiah and King.

And what a Great King He is! He reigns in righteousness; He is “as a hiding place from the wind” and a protective “covering from the tempest” for His people; He is as “rivers of water in a dry place,” quenching the parched thirst of the soul, producing life and much fruit; He is “as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land”; and His followers will gain great wisdom and be able to speak of His Word clearly (Is. 32:1-4).

As King, He is everything anyone could ever need, and that is the Gospel, the “almost-too-good-to-be-true news” for people everywhere, not just for the Jews alone. King Jesus declared in Matthew 24:14, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.” He said in Matthew 13:9, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!” and said to His followers in verse 16 of the same chapter, “But blessed are your eyes for they see, and your ears for they hear.” In other words, you get it. You understand it. Now walk in it.

Digging Deeper (What scriptures can further enhance today’s reading?):

Getting Personal (What has God shown you in today’s reading?):

Confession of Faith (Example: Lord, based on Mat. 1:21 and 23, I understand that Jesus is God, and I receive Him as my personal Lord and Savior.):

Important Events on This Day (birthdays, anniversaries, etc.):

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Shock News!!!! AP Let’s Some Truth Out!!!!! (While Adding Some Hilarity!) Student Debt Becoming Burdensome!!!!


I have no doubt this article was simply to advocate free college for everyone, but, it’s actually a worthwhile read for rational thinkers, even though the title is entirely misleading.

Why student debt is worsening for college graduates

Well, it doesn’t actually tell us why student debt is worsening.  It simply shows that it is.

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s $1.2 trillion in student debt is having consequences in far-reaching ways.

Ya think?  Really?  Say it isn’t so!!!

College dropouts and students who borrowed to attend for-profit colleges are at risk of default. Many Generation X parents — ages 35 to 50 — are still repaying their debt even as their children prepare to enter college and begin a second generation of family debt. Some millennials are delaying marriage and home ownership until their loans become less burdensome.

Three trends show how the pressures from student debt are compounding:


For people with college degrees but no graduate school education, incomes, after accounting for inflation, have declined, thereby reducing their ability to repay their loans. For a 23-to-29-year-old with a college degree, median income in 2013 was $41,000. That figure has plunged more than $5,000 in current dollars since 2000, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. The drop reflects a trend dating to 1970 of stagnant income for the college educated with no graduate degree — evidence that the supply of these workers has roughly matched employer demand.

Errr…….  wat!?!?!?!?!  The annual income for college grads has dropped by $5,000/yr since 2000.  It hasn’t roughly matched employer demand!!!!  It has exceeded the demand and significantly so! 

Median incomes have risen consistently for one group since 1970: Workers older than 30 with graduate degrees. But even those gains began stalling before the Great Recession began in late 2007.


A typical member of the class of 2013 graduated owing $27,300, according to the College Board. This figure has risen $5,000 in current dollars since 2000, a 22 percent jump. College grads who go straight into master’s programs often owe a combined $70,000 by the time they leave. Debt averaged $41,400 for a master’s degree, $71,600 for a research doctorate and $128,600 for a professional doctorate in medicine or law, according to exclusive Education Department data analyzed for The Associated Press.


When incomes fail to rise, every additional dollar in debt comes at a cost: A delay in major purchases, such as cars or homes. This can slow the economy because consumer spending drives about 70 percent of U.S. economic activity.

Ya think?!?!?!?!?!?!?!  So, let me get this straight …… if you don’t increase your income, but, borrow more, you have less money to spend on other things?!?!?!?!??!?!??!?!?  Well, why didn’t anyone tell us this?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?

In 2013, college-educated heads of households under age 40 owed $4,850 in annual student loan payments, the Federal Reserve Survey of Consumer Finances shows. The figure has shot up by $1,090 since 2001 after adjusting for inflation.

The surge in student debt has corresponded with reduced spending in other categories. Auto loan payments fell by nearly half from 2001 to 2013. Mortgage payments have also dipped, in part because of the housing bubble and a lack of affordability in cities with many recent college graduates.

Surveys show that student debt increasingly monopolizes family budgets. The average yearly grocery budget was $4,719 in 2013 — $130 less than what the Fed said college-educated households owed in loans.

Let’s see ….. after food and student debt, we’re up to ~ $10,000/yr.  Depending upon where you live, $12,000/yr for rent isn’t unreasonable.  Indeed, in some places, which would be the only places to apply some people’s education, that would be a bargain.  Now buy a car ….. pay your utilities …. buy some clothes.

Today, in many places in the US, it doesn’t pay to go to college.  I know a lady, a smart gal, with a business degree from a fine and reputable 4 yr college.  She works as a billing clerk.  She actually get paid well, for a billing clerk, but, it doesn’t have much to do with her education, but, rather, what the company decided to pay for said position. 

When you read this article, it may occur to some people that one must then, pursue a master’s degree.  Some should.  Most should not.  You have to ask the question, ‘how many master degree holders do we need?’

The best advice I can give young people today …… go to work.  Find a job which pays adequately.  Scrimp and save.  Buy a house.  Then pursue some advanced education.  It currently doesn’t pay.  And, you end up working for people less educated, but, with more experience and expertise in the vocation you choose, anyway. 

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Cartoon Of The Day!!!!


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AP Goes Full Eco-Lunatic!!!! Goes For VW Throat By Publishing Seth Borenstein!!!!!


Good heavens!!!!  Did VW support a Republican?  Contribute to the NRA?  By the manner leftards are going after them, you’d think they’re funding Ted Cruz!

The AP did a neat trick today.  Look at this article.  It really doesn’t mention the article was written by an idiotic eco-crusader.  Indeed, the AP takes credit for it. 

AP analysis: Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution dodge

It’s nice to know the AP has expanded into the world of statistical analysis of air quality.  They should fit right in with the EPA, who constantly lie and mislead people. 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen’s pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.

The software that the company admitted using to get around government emissions limits allowed VWs to spew enough pollution to cause somewhere between 16 and 94 deaths over seven years, with the annual count increasing more recently as more of the diesels were on the road. The total cost has been well over $100 million.

That’s just in the United States. …..

Ohhh!!!!!  The AP has developed a statistical computer analysis of what VW did?  Wow!!!!  That’s amazing considering they have a difficult time with grammar! 

Here’s more from the article …..

“Even the small increase in NOx from VW diesel emissions is likely to have worsened pollution along the roadways where they have traveled, and affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of people,” said Dan Greenbaum, president of the Health Effects Institute in Boston.

To say millions of people of people are breathing poor air as the result of that is not off the mark,” said Greenbaum, who runs the institute that is funded by both the EPA and the auto industry to serve as an independent arbiter of the science.

In a response Saturday night to an earlier request for comment, Volkswagen said the EPA has noted that the affected vehicles do not present a safety hazard and are legal to drive. “General allegations regarding links between NOX emissions from these affected vehicles and specific health effects are unverified. We have received no confirmed reports that the emissions from such vehicles caused any actual health problem,” the company said in a statement.

Now, as to the super technical stuff that the AP did ………

….. The AP calculated how much pollution was spewed year by year, starting with that broad 10 times to 40 times emissions level estimate from the EPA, then factoring in mileage and car number totals from EPA, the car company and Kelley Blue Book.

The results show an upper and lower limit of extra nitrogen oxides pollution allowed by VW’s subterfuge. The AP took those figures to scientists who previously created a sophisticated computer program that looks at air movement and numerous epidemiological studies on the health effects of pollutants. The result was a rough estimate on deaths and costs to society based on a certain amount of pollution triggering each death. …..

Now, the problem will all of this babbling nonsense is the obstinate fact that NOx levels have gone down during the same period of time (pdf) in the US.   



It’s impossible that any extra deaths occurred because of poorer air quality, because our air “quality” has improved. 

The study from which the pic is derived mostly credits this to our 2008 recession, but, we’ve supposedly came out of the recession in 2010, so there’s that.  

Oh, yeh, how do I know this was written by our friend Seth?  At the bottom of the page of the original article ………


EASIUR computer model that calculates costs of air pollution:

EPA on Volkswagen emissions dodge:

Volkswagen on the emissions dodge:

EPA computer model that calculates death and social costs of pollution:


Seth Borenstein can be followed at

Well, it’s nice to know the AP is unbiased and not misleading in any manner, else, we may call into question their super sciency analysis. 

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Gems 2015 — October 5 Scripture Selection: Isaiah 28-30

Guest post by Jeanette Andrade

October 5 Scripture Selection: Isaiah 28-30

Food for Thought: Is. 28:14-19

Who in the world would make a covenant with death?! Lots of people. In fact, some people believe that a covenant with death keeps them protected from harm. It is prevalent in many cultures. People believe that if they appease or acquiesce to the spirit of death, then they will be spared the wrath of it. In Spanish, there are people who say, “El me guia, pero ella me cuida,” which translated means, “He (God/Jesus) guides me, but she (the Most Holy Death) protects/takes care of me.” Such ignorance! Such deception!

Scripture tells us over and over that God is for life always, and that death is produced by the adversary who has no intentions nor ability to produce life. God says to His people in Deuteronomy 30:19, “I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live.” Further, Jesus says in John 10:10, “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” The One who defeated Satan, the Creator and Giver of life, offers life to all who would come to Him. Anyone who would attempt to pacify both the Giver of life and the producer of death is unnecessarily conflicted.

The devil, the one behind death and everything evil, has already been defeated, so his “power” is quite inferior to the Lord’s. I John 3:8cd says, “For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil.” He openly defeated the powers of death (Col. 2:15; Rom. 6:9; II Tim. 1:10), so for all who are truly concerned about their welfare, their attentions should be drawn to Jesus, the Way, the Truth, and the LIFE (John 14:6). This is also great news for even the believers who still feel a sense of fear when they encounter symbols of the spirit of death and people who worship it. The greater One lives in them (I John 4:4) and there is no need to fear evil (Ps. 23:4).

And for all those who have “sold their souls to the devil,” there’s GOOD NEWS! Your covenant with death is annulled, if you have decided to receive the life that Jesus gives. The sacrifice that He made to constitute and confirm His covenant overrides any covenant with the devil. Further, His blood cleanses every sin, and He gives you a new spirit. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new (II Cor. 5:17).” God forgave you even before you fell into the hands of the deceiver, and He welcomes you with open arms. And so does the Church. You will not be condemned or judged for the decisions you made in the past, or even for any marks on your body made as a sign of your devotion to death. So there is no reason to remain in darkness. Reach out to the Light of Jesus, and you will gain true life.

Digging Deeper (What scriptures can further enhance today’s reading?):

Getting Personal (What has God shown you in today’s reading?):

Confession of Faith (Example: Lord, based on Mat. 1:21 and 23, I understand that Jesus is God, and I receive Him as my personal Lord and Savior.):

Important Events on This Day (birthdays, anniversaries, etc.):

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Belated NFL Picks!!! Week 4!!!

(2-1-0) Jets 27  Okay, I’m off to a late start on this, again.  But, I don’t feel all that bad about picking the Jets to go ahead and win the game.  My Dolphins are horrible this year.  They seem to have neither an offense, nor a defense.  But, other than that …….

 (1-2-0) Dolphins 14



 (1-2-0) Jaguars

 (1-2-0) Colts  Well, I’m a bit scared of this pick.  The Colts haven’t looked very good this year, and Luck’s not playing this game. (which may or may not be good for the Colts).  Still, the Jags only win has come over the hapless Dolphins.


 (1-2-0) Giants

 (2-1-0) Bills  In a battle of New York, I think the smart money is on the Bills.  But, it might be a closer game than what people may think.  McCoy and Watkins are out for this game.


 (3-0-0) Panthers  The Panthers are undefeated, and I think with their stingy rush defense, they’ll remain so against the Buccs.  That said, I don’t believe the Panthers will make any sort of run at staying undefeated deep into the season. 

 (1-2-0) Buccaneers


 (1-2-0) Eagles  Well, I really don’t know how to pick this one.  Both teams have looked pretty awful this year.  The loser of this game will be in serious trouble going forward. 

 (1-2-0) Redskins


 (2-1-0) Raiders  I can’t believe I’m actually picking the Raiders to win a game!   While denying that they’ve already given up on the season, the Bears have just traded Jared Allen and Bostock.  And, it seems they’re making Forte available for trade.  On the Raider side, Carr is looking like a very adequate QB, while L. Murray is running very well. 

 (0-3-0) Bears


 (1-2-0) Texans

 (3-0-0) Falcons Well, the season isn’t going to get any easier for the Texans this week.  The Falcons have shown they’re a force this year.  Julio Jones is having yet another fantastic year, and their running game is coming along.  Meanwhile, the Texans simply haven’t shown much. 


 (1-2-0) Chiefs

 (3-0-0) Bengals  Well, I believe the Chiefs will be 1-3 after today.  Dalton and the Bengals have been unstoppable so far, and the Chiefs still can’t seem to get it together.  I never did believe Reid was a good fit for KC and the personnel the Chiefs have.  I think the Chiefs can be a very good team this year, but, Reid has to give up on the hope that the Chiefs are his Eagles reincarnated.  They’re not! 


(1-2-0) Browns

(1-2-0) Chargers  Today, the Chargers get to show that they’re still serious about playing football, this year.  Look for Rivers to have a good day.



(3-0-0) Packers  My has the tide turned on the 49ers.  A couple of years ago this would have been an easy pick.  SF at home?  They would win even against a good Pack team.  But, that was a couple of years ago.  Today?  Unless Rogers breaks his throwing arm, look for it to be a long day for the 49ers. 

(1-2-0) 49ers


(1-2-0) Rams

(3-0-0) Cardinals  Tough break for the Rams to have to go to Arizona, right now.  While I don’t believe the Rams are as bad as their 1-2 record, I don’t believe they’re as good as the 3-0 Cardinals.  As long as Palmer can remain healthy the Cards are going to be the team to beat in the NFC, along with the Pack


(2-1-0) Vikings

(3-0-0) Broncos  This is going to be an interesting game.  I would almost pick the Vikings with Adrian Peterson looking to be back in old form.  But, they’re playing at Mile High …… I look for the Broncs to win another ugly one. 


(2-1-0) Cowboys  Can the Cowboys win without Romo?  Well, today will tell the tale.  If they can’t beat the lowly Saints, then it wouldn’t bode well for the Cowboys.  I’m picking the Boys, but, we’ll see.

(0-3-0) Saints


(0-3-0) Lions

(1-2-0) Seahawks  The Lions appear to be in just a bit more disarray than the Seahawks.  Lynch looks doubtful for the Monday night game, but, I think playing in Seattle will be the difference maker.  The Lions haven’t shown a running game this year, so the ‘Hawks can look to tee off on Stafford


 (1-3-0) Ravens 23  The Ravens finally won a game.  It looks like this division will be another hotly contested one. 

 (2-2-0) Steelers 20


Well, those are my picks.  What do you think?

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