Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
Thursday August 27th 2015

lincoln family bible study
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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

The Lord Looketh On The Heart

Old World Witness For Christ

The Old Testament Prophet Samuel, instructed by the Lord to anoint a king to replace Saul, was impressed by Jesse’s eldest son, Eliab. But the Lord had different plans. As the scripture puts it:

. . .  the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.

Applied to each of us individually, The Lord judges us by our thoughts and desires rather than by our outward appearance. How a person may impress us, even if negatively, should not stop us from sharing the gospel with him. As you look at people, look beyond the outward appearance—clothes, beauty, size—and seek to find the good inner qualities


Source: 1 Samuel 16:7; The Holy Bible: The New Testament (KJV).