Archive for July, 2011

Proverbs challenge update

July 28th, 2011

As I said earlier in the month my wife and I are reading one chapter of Proverbs a day this month. Today’s reading was from chapter 28. As I read a few verses really jumped out at me. Verse 7 – Young people who obey the law are wise; those with wild friends bring shame […]

God steers a moving vehicle

July 27th, 2011

One of the sayings that was really popular when I became a Christian back in the late 80s was “God steers a moving vehicle”. It means that if you are not sure what God wants you to do, then do something that is good and helpful to others. And as you start doing His work […]

Jesus performed 7 miracles on the Sabbath

July 26th, 2011

Recently I was reflecting on the idea of the Sabbath and how it is a day that God has set apart as a rest day for man where we stop work and focus our thoughts on God. For the Jewish people in Jesus’ time this was a hard and fast rule because it was one […]

Cadel Evans wins the Tour de France

July 24th, 2011

Last night we saw Cadel Evans have the time trial of his life. He finished only 7 seconds behind the stage winner Tony Martin to finish in 55 minutes 40 seconds. This means he took the yellow jersey and will ride to Paris as the winner of the Tour de France. Australia’s first ever winner! […]

Cadel Evans versus the clock

July 23rd, 2011

Cadel Evans managed to stay with the Schlek brothers and keep the time differences the same in last night’s stage. That is exactly what I was hoping for. I was a bit worried when he was having bike trouble and had to change bikes, but a great downhill run got him back into the leading […]