The Righteous Will Shine

And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever. (Daniel 12:3)

Then the righteous will shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

(Matthew 13:43) NKJV

We can deduce that the firmament, a rigid sphere of crystal on the edge of space which has been detected by the Voyager and New Horizons space missions, shines as brightly as the sun by comparing two passages.

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Conic Sections

And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

(Matthew 7:27) KJV

When we ask the question: what’s at the second focus in Kepler’s laws? there’s another stock response which comes up with surprising frequency. It appears that everyone has been trained to give this answer.

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Whom Thou Choosest

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

(Psalms 65:4) KJV

Sometimes we just need to gather up our thoughts. We can ponder things in such a way that we see a theme, and then we develop the theme by picking through some scripture. The word chosen occurs in a couple of Jesus’ parables.

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Katartizó: κατηρτίσθαι – were framed

Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets. He called them, and immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

(Matthew 4:21-22) NKJV

There’s nothing in this definition of the word used for the act of creating the universe about it being from nothing. The clear understanding is that something was mended, repaired and completed.

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Grasslands Limited

Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

(Matthew 6:30) NKJV

Grasslands limited“. This is a microcosm of circular reasoning in two words. Whenever the remains of a grassland habitat is found fossilized it’s assigned to something other than the Eocene. The Eocene is the Eocene because it’s the Eocene.

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Matty’s Paradigm LLC

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

(Hebrews 12:1) KJV

Now there’s another anniversary for this date. Today is two years since Matty’s Paradigm became an LLC. The American adventure continues, and so too does the Christian race.

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Hypothesis 4

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened.

(Genesis 7:11) ESV

Was Mars the source of sediment for the Old Red Sandstone in Scotland and other deposits around the world? Comparing specimens from Mars and Scotland will show that they have the same provenance.

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