Saturday, June 30, 2012

Photo For 07/01/2012

Inside the remains of the London Mill on Mosquito Pass...

Points To Ponder 07/01/2012

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POINTS TO PONDER:
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God did not bring you this far just to leave you where you are. "He who began a good work in you will complete it" Philippians 1:6
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Fill in the blanks……………… II Kings 13:21

Once while some Israelites were burying a man, suddenly they saw a band of raiders; so they threw the man's body into ___________ tomb. When the body touched __________ bones, the man came to life and stood up on his feet. (NIV)
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Friday, June 29, 2012

Photo For 06/30/2012

We are now going to take a four wheel drive trip over Mosquito Pass (goes from Fairplay to Leadville, Colorado)... This is the remains of the London Mill on Mosquito Pass...

Points To Ponder 06/30/2012

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The only hope for the world lies in the Man we put on the Cross, not in any man we put in the White House.
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Who am I…………? see Acts chapter 10

I was a Roman soldier stationed in Caesarea who was the first recorded Gentile convert to Christianity. I was a God-fearing man who was strongly attracted to the Jewish teaching of the belief in one God. God sent a heavenly vision both to me and to Simon Peter so I sent men to get Simon Peter. While Peter was still preaching to me and my household, "the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who heard the Word", And Peter commanded us to be baptized in the name of the Lord.
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Photo For 06/29/2012

We are now going to take a four wheel drive trip over Mosquito Pass (goes from Fairplay to Leadville, Colorado)... Just beyond this point the road becomes four wheel drive...

Points To Ponder 06/29/2012

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Don't believe everything you tell yourself.
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Galatians 5:22-6:1 lists NINE “Fruits of the Spirit”. Insert the missing SEVENTH fruit (these are based on the NKJV translation):

  1. love
  2. joy
  3. peace
  4. LONGSUFFERING
  5. kindness
  6. goodness
  7. _____________
  8. gentleness
  9. self-control
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Photo For 06/28/2012

We have finished up the pictures of Bryce Canyon....so.....Yep...another pink columbine...

Point To Ponder 06/28/2012

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To communicate for transformation you must touch the heart, not merely teach the head.
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Who am I…….Acts 9:10ff

I was a Christian disciple living in Damascus at the time of Paul's conversion. In a vision the Lord told me of Paul's conversion and directed me to go to Paul and welcome him into the church. Aware of Paul's reputation as a persecutor of Christians, I reacted with alarm. When the Lord informed me that Paul was "a chosen vessel of Mine", I went to Paul and laid his hands upon him. Paul's sight was restored immediately, and he received the Holy Spirit. Immediately, Paul received his sight and was baptized.

Pick one correct answer……….

  1. Annas
  2. Antipas
  3. Aphek
  4. Giddion
  5. Ananias
  6. Laban
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Photo For 06/27/2012

From Bryce Canyon we are going to head on to the end of the road at Rainbow Point. Here is another view from “Rainbow Point”.......You can see as far as 90 miles from here.

Points To Ponder 06/27/2012

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Marriage doesn't create problems. It reveals them. Each of us brings unresolved stuff into it.
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Who am I? (see the 33rd book of the Old Testament).........
I was an Old Testament prophet and author of a book of the Bible. I was a younger contemporary of the great prophet Isaiah. I was from Moresheth Gath, a town in southern Judah. I spoke out strongly against those who claimed to be prophets of the Lord but who used their position to lead the people of Judah into false hopes and further errors: "The sun shall go down on the prophets, and the day shall be dark for them" My love for God would not allow me to offer false hopes to those who were under His sentence of judgment.

  1. MALACHI
  2. JEREMIAH
  3. AMOS
  4. MICAH
  5. JONAH
  6. EZRA
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Monday, June 25, 2012

Photo For 06/26/2012

From Bryce Canyon we are going to head on to the end of the road at Rainbow Point. Here is another view from “Agua Point”.......

Points To Ponder 06/26/2012

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“Avoiding a fight is a mark of honor; only fools insist on quarreling." Proverbs 20:3
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Jeremiah 1:6

What word did the prophet Jeremiah use to describe his age when the word of the Lord first came to him?

  1. A child
  2. A youth
  3. An old man
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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Photo For 06/25/2012

From Bryce Canyon we are going to head on to the end of the road at Rainbow Point. Here is a view of “Agua Point”.......

Points To Ponder 06/25/2012

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We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking only to learn that it is God shaking them. - Charles West
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Revelation 1:1-6

 1      The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

2     who testifies to everything he saw-- that is, the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.

3     Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.

4     John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne,

5     and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,

6     and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father-- to him be glory and power for ever and ever! Amen. (NIV)

Which of the following were NOT listed with the SEVEN churches mentioned above? Remove three wrong answers:

  1. Ephesus
  2. Laodicea
  3. Sardis
  4. Corinth
  5. Smyrna
  6. Galatia
  7. Pergamum
  8. Thyatira
  9. Philadelphia
  10. Antioch

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Photo For 06/24/2012



From Bryce Canyon we are going to head on to the end of the road at Rainbow Point. Here is a view of “Natural Bridge”.......

Points To Ponder 06/24/2012


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To hear God's voice turn down the world's volume.
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Name this couple: For the answer see Luke 1:5ff

He was the father of John the Baptist and a priest of the division of Abijah. His wife was one "of the daughters of Aaron" meaning she also was of priestly descent. Although both "were... righteous before God, they had no child, because the wife was barren". However, God performed a miracle, and the wife conceived the child who was to be the forerunner of the Messiah.

BONUS POINT: Who was the significant visitor that came by to visit when the wife was six months pregnant?

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Photo For 06/23/2012

From Bryce Canyon we are going to head on to the end of the road at Rainbow Point. Here is a view from Paria View....

Points To Ponder 06/23/2012


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When we place our dependence in God, we have no worry. This confidence is contagious and  aids the perfect action”. Vince. Lombardi
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Who am I…….See 3 John 1:1ff

The Apostle John addressed his third letter to me. He commended me for my generosity and faithful service.
 
  1. Gaham
  2. Sopater
  3. Gerber
  4. Gallim
  5. Gaius
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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Photo For 06/22/2012

Some views of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...

Points To Ponder 06/22/2012


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Trials keep you strong, sorrows keep you human, and failures keep you humble.
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, ___________, goodness, faithfulness, . . . .
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Photo For 06/21/2012

Some views of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...

Points To Ponder 06/21/2012

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A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable. - Billy Graham
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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What were the circumstances surrounding this miracle? II Kings 6:17-18

"O LORD, open his eyes so he may see." Then the LORD opened the servant's eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha....
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Photo For 06/20/2012

Some views of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...

Points To Ponder 06/20/2012

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I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. - Albert Schweitzer
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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James 4:17
Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn't do it, ______.
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Monday, June 18, 2012

Photo For o6/19/2012

Some views of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...

Points To Ponder 06/19/2012


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Faith makes things possible and love makes things enjoyable.
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Numbers 21:7-9 What eventually happened to the bronze serpent that Moses made and put on the pole? What name was given to it? see II Kings 18:1-5

Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, “We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against you; pray unto the LORD, that he take will away the serpents from us.” And Moses prayed for the people. And the LORD said unto Moses, Make a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looks upon it, shall live. And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.
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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Photo For 06/18/2012

Some views of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...

Points To Ponder 06/18/2012

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God created it all to express His love and His glory, and to gather together a family of children who choose to love Him forever.
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Who am I?  See Romans 16:22  

I was the scribe or secretary to whom the apostle Paul dictated his letter to the Romans.

Pick One:
Tertius
Theophilus
Tiberius
Tertullus
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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Photo For 06/17/2012


Some views of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...

Points To Ponder 06/17/2012


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Given the right circumstances, any two people can “fall in love”, but marriages that last require a lot of hard work to grow and thrive.
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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1 Samuel 16:6-11 How many brothers did David have?

           And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD's anointed is before him. But 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 sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart. Then Jesse called Abinadab, and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, the LORD has not him. Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither has the LORD chosen him. Again, Jesse made _________ of his sons to pass before Samuel. And Samuel said unto Jesse, The LORD hath not chosen any of these. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are all your children here? And he said, There remains yet the youngest, and, behold, he keeps the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he comes here.
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Friday, June 15, 2012

Photo For 06/16/2012

Red Canyon en route to Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah...many years ago in 2002...some of my first digital pictures taken with an Olympus E-10 4.0 Megapixel camera. In its day this was a state of the art digital camera that was very expensive :0)

Points To Ponder 06/16/2012

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Faith is my acceptance of God’s acceptance of me...
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Which Old Testament prophet was commanded to do what is outlined below? See 26th book of the Old Testament (Chapter 4)

Then take an iron pan, place it as an iron wall between you and the city and turn your face toward it. It will be under siege, and you shall besiege it. This will be a sign to the house of Israel. "Then lie on your left side and put the sin of the house of Israel upon yourself. You are to bear their sin for the number of days you lie on your side. I have assigned you the same number of days as the years of their sin. So for 390 days you will bear the sin of the house of Israel. "After you have finished this, lie down again, this time on your right side, and bear the sin of the house of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a day for each year.
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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Photo Fr 06/15/2012

On our back deck...

Points To Ponder 06/15/2012

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"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger." - Lou Holtz
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Revelation 3:20 'Behold, I stand at the door and knock; If anyone ______ my voice and opens the ________, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Photo For 06/14/2012

Fawn at Shawnee Mission Park a few years back…

Point To Ponder 06/14/2012


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“Keep me from paying attention to what is worthless" Psalm 119:37 GNT
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Psalm 50:15 And call upon me in the day of ____________: I will ___________ you, and you shall glorify me.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Photo For 06/13/2012

Shot of a rainbow at Leadville, Colorado a few years back…

Point To Ponder 06/13/2012

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There are individuals who have never done anything for Jesus Christ, and I have no doubt there are preachers as well, who have never done anything for the God Almighty. - Billy Sunday
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BIBLE QUIZ: FILL IN THE BLANK
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Hebrews 11:6 And without ________ it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
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Monday, June 11, 2012

Photo For 06/12/2012

I know I have sent some shots similar to this...but they keep blooming and I keep taking pictures of them :0)

Points To Ponder for 06/12/2012

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People are not your problem, they are your purpose.
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BIBLE QUIZ:  FILL IN THE BLANKS
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Romans 8:38-39 For I am convinced that neither ________ nor life, neither _________ nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor __________, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Photo For 06/11/2012

Rose at Weston, Missouri...

Points To Ponder 06/11/2012

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A person is never so empty as when he is full of himself.
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BIBLE QUIZ: 
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Titus 3:12-14

As soon as I [Paul] send Artemas or Tychicus to you, do your best to come to me at Nicopolis, because I have decided to winter there. Do everything you can to help _________ the lawyer and ___________ on their way and see that they have everything they need. Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order that they may provide for daily necessities and not live unproductive lives.
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