What is theology proper / Paterology?: Theology proper is the study of God and His attributes. Theology proper focuses on God the Father. Paterology comes from two Greek words which mean "father" and "word" - which combine to mean "the study of the Father." Theology proper answers several important questions about God:
Does God exist? God exists and ultimately everyone knows that He exists. The very fact that some attempt so aggressively to disprove His existence is in fact an argument for His existence.
What are the attributes of God? In the words of the hymn writer, “immortal, invisible, God only wise…most blessed, most glo...
mother said I was born wicked-page 5: Luther was a true musician
because I know it was he,
that gave me good Inspiration
to become the person I turned out to be.
I remember one evening before sunset
when he came in through the door,
tired and weary from working
bare-footed he sat on the floor,
he held a small piece of bamboo
and a knife in his other hand,
I wondered what he was going to do
but I couldn’t understand,
he began to carve the bamboo
and made himself a flute,
then placed it between his thick dry lips
and gave it a little toot,
the sound was sweet and ethereal
wonderful music to my ears,
for a split s...
Waste: The food some people throw away
Could feed a poor family for many-a-day,
Out of date, left too late
So they write on the crate, take it mate,
Then place it outside by the bins at night
For nocturnal scavengers to have a bite
Some food crops failed in Africa
And there’s no barley or wheat,
But the rich in the west have their pickings
Of the choicest and daintiest meats,
Clothes banks are in a state of overflow
Road-worthy shoes with no place to go,
Waste not; want not, that’s what they used to say
Now a fridge full of food just gets thrown away.
The beggar sits on a mount...