Daily Archives: April 7, 2014

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Promises made, promises broken

Our modern culture makes promises it cannot keep. The pursuit of pleasure promises freedom but leads to slavery.   Hard work promises fulfillment but often leads to hard times and broken relationships. Possessions promise contentment, but often result in disappointment and envy. Politicians promise they can be trusted.  Education promises answers, but leaves us with more questions.     King David believed the promise offered by his lustful glance at Bathsheba  would bring him satisfaction. How did that work out for him?  You see the modern world is not so different than the ancient world. This is the message that you are to tell your children.   You must prepare your children for a world which is deceptive by its […]