Category Archives: Faithfulness

All Human Knowledge On Your Ipod

It’s enough to make a booklover smile and cry at the same time.

In Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, Kevin Kelly wrote about the contemporary quest for the “universal library” – a collection of all the works ever created – now made possible through the use of digital media. He writes:

  • “From the days of Sumerian clay tablets till now, humans have `published’ at least 32 million books, 750 million articles and essays, 25 million songs, 500 million images, 500,000 movies, 3 million videos, TV shows, and short films, and 100 billion public web pages. All this material is currently contained in all the libraries and archives of the world.

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Encouragement, by Tom Moore

The late Tom Landry, coach of the Dallas Cowboys, once said, “My job is to make others do what they do not want to do in order that they can do what they have dreamed about doing all their lives.” Continue reading

LIVING THE WORD — Glenn Colley

Paul Stewart knew the law. He taught criminal justice at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He held a bachelor’s degree, a law degree, and a master’s degree. Authorities arrested Stewart at his home the other day. It seems that when he left New York about 11 years ago, he also left eight felony convictions. The charges included burglary, larceny, and desertion from the Army. Interesting situation: Stewart knew the law, he taught the law, the problem was, he did not keep the law. This story often applies to religion. I may be a member of the church, professing to be a Christian. But, until I apply His truths to my life,

I am not His disciple. Jesus said, “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the

kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven” (Mat. 7:21).


Beacon, Vol. 29 #26