October 2014 Blog Posts (41)

Declination of the Undue


A studious decliner of honours and titles.

(John Evelyn was born on October 31, 1620; English writer, whose diary is considered an invaluable source of information on the social, cultural, religious and political life of 17th century England. 1620-1706)

Jas 2:1 …


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 30, 2014 at 10:05pm — No Comments



Courage is like a muscle strenghthened by its use

(Ruth Gordon was born on October 30, 1896; American writer and actress. 1896-1985)

Jos 1:9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

Jos 1:10 Then…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 29, 2014 at 10:05pm — No Comments



In much knowledge there is also much grief

(Queen Marie of Romania was born on October 29, 1875; British born Romanian queen of Romania (1922-38). 1875-1938)

Ecc 1:12  I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Ecc 1:13  And I gave my heart to seek and search out by…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 28, 2014 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Love Inside


True love doesn't come to you, it has to be inside you.

(Julia Roberts was born on October 28, 1967; American actress, b.1967)

Jn 14:10. Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me? The words, which I speak to you, I am not speaking from…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 27, 2014 at 10:14pm — No Comments


Dearly Beloved,


"You want something but don't get it…. You do not have, because you do not ask God" (James 4:2 NIV).

My children used to get sets of biscuits every morning as they go to school for refreshment apart from the food they take for their breakfast. My wife and I forgot to give them the biscuits one day, and none of them remembered to remind us as they normally do. When they came back from the school, the elder one, my son, accused us their…


Added by Pastor Bayo Afolaranmi on October 27, 2014 at 5:17am — No Comments

Light or Dark


Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.

(Desiderius Erasmus was born on October 27, 1469; Dutch priest, humanist and editor of the New Testament, 1469-1536)

Lk 11:29. And, when the crowds gathered even more, He began to say, “This generation is an…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 26, 2014 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Without Music


Without music, life is a journey through a desert.

(Pat Conroy was born on October 26, 1945; American novelist, b.1945)

Exo 15:18  The LORD shall reign for ever and ever.

Exo 15:19  For the horses of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 25, 2014 at 11:22pm — No Comments



Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice

(Georges Bizet was born on October 25, 1838; a French composer of the romantic era. Not known but for his last work, Carmen)

Jas 1:22 …


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 24, 2014 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Understanding Contentment


My work, which I've done for a long time, was not pursued in order to gain the praise I now enjoy, but chiefly from a craving after knowledge, which I notice resides in me more than in most other men.

(Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was born on October 24, 1632; Dutch biologist, 1632-1723)…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 23, 2014 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Words, Breath, Everything


Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

(Sarah Bernhardt was born on October 22, 1844; The greatest French actress of the 19th century, and one of the best-known figures in the history of the stage. 1844-1923)

Deu 8:3  And He afflicted thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not,…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 21, 2014 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Ideas, Dreams or Visions


If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.

(Alfred Bernhard Nobel was born on October 21, 1833; Swedish chemist, engineer and inventor of dynamite, who used his enormous fortune to institute the Nobel Prizes. 1833-1896)

Joe 2:22  Be not afraid,…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 20, 2014 at 11:11pm — No Comments


Dearly Beloved,


"And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him" (Matthew 6:7-8 NIV).

A pastor-colleague who visited my family early in the morning on day for an important assignment met us having our family devotions. After the worship service, he enquired from me about the normal duration of our daily family… Continue

Added by Pastor Bayo Afolaranmi on October 20, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments

Two Worlds


There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the world that we feel with our hearts and imagination.

(Leigh Hunt was born on October 19, 1784; English writer, 1784-1859)

Eph 6:10. From now on, you must right away become strong in the…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 18, 2014 at 11:21pm — No Comments

What We Could Become


The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

(Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was born on October 18, 1911)

Rom 8:12. So then, brothers, we are obligated not to live according to the flesh,

Rom 8:13. for if you would live…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 17, 2014 at 10:35pm — No Comments

Be The Basis


No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.

(Noah Webster was born on October 16, 1758; American man of letter and lexicographer, known for his American Spelling Book and his American…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 15, 2014 at 10:27pm — No Comments

The Power


Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.

(Michel Foucault was born on October 15, 1926; French philosopher, historian and scholar. 1926-1984)…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 14, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Him by Faith


To accept Christ is to receive Him by faith as your Lord and Savior. But, strictly speaking, the great thing to see is that God has accepted Christ. He took our sins upon Himself, died to make propitiation (the sacrifice which removed the anger of God) for them. But God raised Him from the dead and has taken Him up to glory. God has accepted Christ in…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 13, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments


Dearly Beloved,


“So then, my brothers, because of God's great mercy to us I appeal to you: Offer yourselves as a living sacrifice to God, dedicated to his service and pleasing to him. This is the true worship that you should offer” (Romans 12:1 TEV).

Some days ago, Muslims throughout the world celebrated the Eld el Kabir celebration that commemorated the divine provision of ram for Ibrahim when he wanted to sacrifice his son to God. In spite of the…


Added by Pastor Bayo Afolaranmi on October 13, 2014 at 4:37am — No Comments

Task of Science


The task of science is to stake out the limits of the knowable, and to center consciousness within them.

(Rudolf Virchow was born on October 13, 1821; German Doctor known as "the father of modern pathology" because his work helped to discredit humorism, bringing more science to medicine)…


Added by Dr. Eric Aschendorf, DD,DCS on October 12, 2014 at 10:41pm — No Comments

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