colossians 3, putting off and putting on

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Read Colossians 3 at Bible Gateway.

There are two interesting chiastic structures in the middle of Col 3:

Col 3:5-9, Putting Off
1a) Col 3:5a, Put to death earthly members;
1b) Col 3:5b, Fornication, uncleanness, improper affection, evil appetites, covetousness/ idolatry;
central axis) Col 3:6-7, “Because of these things the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience: in which you also once walked, when you lived in them;”
2b) Col 3:8-9a, Put off anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy talk of your mouth, lying;
2a) Col 3:9b, Seeing that you have put off the old man with his deeds.

The reason that it is appropriate and possible for us to now put off these old man deeds, is that the old man is dead, a new man being risen to new life, which is hidden with Christ in God (Col 3:1-4). Let what is dead, be dead. We…

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Laminin…..Is It a Reminder of God in You?

pattibuffkin

My daughter is a chemistry major. She taught me something very interesting today. I am an RN.  I have not heard of Laminin. I am always amazed at how everything in life points to the creator. It is just like God to have reminders of himself for our scientist to discover all throughout your body. It literally holds your body together and amazingly it is shaped like a cross!

At the following site: http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/l/laminin.htm

I found the following information about laminin:

“Laminin is defined by the Webster Medical Dictionary as a “glycoprotein that is a component of connective tissue basement membrane and that promotes cell adhesion.”  In other words, looking at laminin as a kind of glue isn’t far from the truth.  There are several different laminins.

In their book The Laminins authors Peter Elkblom and Rupert Timpl go into more detail about both the importance of laminins and their structure.  They describe…

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Parable of the Wedding Feast–William Barclay

St. John One: One

Joy and Judgment (Matthew 22:1-10)

Jesus again answered them in parables: “The Kingdom of Heaven is like the situation which arose when a man who was a king arranged a wedding for his son. He sent his servants to summon those who had been invited to the wedding, and they refused to come. He again sent other servants. ‘Tell those who have been invited,’ he said, ‘look you, I have my meal all prepared; my oxen and my specially fattened animals have been killed; and everything is ready. Come to the wedding.’ But they disregarded the invitation and went away, one to his estate, and another to his business. The rest seized the servants and treated them shamefully and killed them. The king was angry, and sent his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and set fire to their city. Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding…

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Resurrected & Rejuvenated

Casey Duane Bell

When we think of the resurrection we typically just think of Jesus coming out of the tomb, but the resurrection is so much more than that. The resurrection of Jesus is not just Him coming out of the tomb but us coming into new life.

Romans 6:3-11 KJV “Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we…

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Unlock /var/lib/dpkg/lock when you’re locked out

just another blog,

You must have seen this (that’s why you’re here after all!)

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

This often happens if you try to install a package (say, ) while you are installing another. As an example, this may happen when you try to run
$ sudo aptitude install in the terminal while you have Synaptic package manager open (or vice versa) or in another terminal you are installing another package . The easiest solution is just to wait for the other installation(s) to finish and close the package manager if you are done with it. However, if the package manager is crashed in the middle some stuck-up processes may still be using the lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock).

In that case, use fuser to find out the runaway process(es); and while you’re at…

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