A new poll is out about the Bible in the US. These stats are disturbing, if not surprising. Only half of Americans read, at least once a year, some religious text at all, 95% of those reading the Bible. So the majority of the American population is totally and completely ignorant of Scripture.
Tonight, watching KAIT 8 news at 6 p.m., out of Jonesboro, we saw a report about cutbacks and no summer school for students. One scene showed a student working on a computer, with the monitor sporting these words:
Well, let’s restrict it to the New Testament, shall we? Here’s a word search on “health, healthy,” from the ESV.
Acts.3.16 And his name—by faith in his name—has made this man strong whom you see and know, and the faith that is through Jesus has given the man this perfect health in the presence of you all.
3John.1.2 Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.
A light piece of verse, but heavy hearted, from the direction of the US. Many people have wondered why the government can do what they can’t personally in their finances. It’s a legitimate question, which I ask in poetic form.
Have been following a soldier’s arrival and settling-in in northern Iraq, through emails.
Sundry thoughts on America’s Independence Day.
This email arrived today from a friend, which I’ve posted with her permission …
A short item addressed to the movie moguls of that stained spot on the map.
They’re coming after your children.