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Charity brings: kingdom

This is part three in my series on charity. (Here are posts one and two.) Webster defines kingdom as “In Scripture, the government or universal dominion of God.” This is the kingdom I am referring to–God’s kingdom. I’ve heard it said that love is the currency of heaven. I think it’s more like the air. Where God is, love is there. God chooses not to exist without love. We cannot live without His love. Your … read on, my friend…

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The most powerful creative tool

The most powerful tools you can have in your homeschool arsenal is–are you ready for this–a schedule. Many creative types see that word and run the other way. Before you write the idea off hear me out. Why do I say a schedule is a tool? Because it gives you control of your time. Because it helps you. It helps you keep on task and lessens frustration. That’s one handy tool. Why do I say … read on, my friend…

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step 8: principle 6–How the Seed of Local Self-Government is Planted

Of course local self-government begins–where else–with the individual. Then it moves to the family, the church, the city, the state and the the nation. As the seed is planted in the individual, all other spheres will reap the rewards of it. As I stated in the last principle, America is the only country in the world with the balance of powers between state and federal governments. Local self-government is unique in its form here in … read on, my friend…

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step 8: principle 2– Christian Principle of Self-Government

He knows not how to rule a kingdome, that cannot manage a Province; nor can he wield a Province, that cannot order a City; nor he order a City, that knows not how to regulate a Village; nor he a Village, that cannot guide a Family; nor can that man govern well a Family that knows not how to Govern himselfe; neither can any Govern himselfe unless his reason be Lord, Will and Appetite her … read on, my friend…

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The key to Christian self-government

Along with the latest writings from Shannon, God has been revealing to me what it means to be internally governed. I have been listenening to a seminar by Ms. Katherine Dang and also going through the Rudiments of America’s Christian History and Government with Mrs. Smith from Pilgrim Institute. They have meshed together so well for me. God is using both of these women to speak into my life in such a profound yet practical … read on, my friend…

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