Short Words Shed Light

Short Words Shed Light

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Many great texts in Scripture use short, sharp words

Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.  And God saw that the light was good … (Genesis 1:3-4).

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1).

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son … (John 3:16)

Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one.  And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. (Mark 12:29-30)

Many mottos and proverbs have short words

In God we trust

If it is to be, it is up to me (William Johnson).

You are what you think about all day long (Robert Schuller)

Do no harm (Hippocratic Oath)

Where there’s a will, there’s a way.

A stitch in time saves nine.

Spare the rod and spoil the child.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Rome was not built in a day.

One thing at a time.

Eyes on the prize.

Seize the day. (Carpe Diem)

Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can. (John Wesley)

 

The Case for Short Words

When you speak and write, no law says you have to use big words.  Short words are as good as long ones, and short, old words – like sun and grass and home – are best of all.  A lot of small words, more than you might think, can meet your needs with a strength, grace and charm that large words do not have.

Big words can make the way dark for those who read what you write and hear what you say.  Small words cast their clear light on big things – night and day, love and hate, war and peace, and life and death.  Big words at times seem strange to the eye and the ear and the mind and the heart.  They add fat to your prose.  Small words are the ones we seem to have known from the time we were born.  They are like the hearth fire that warms the home.

Short words are bright, like sparks that glow in the night, prompt like the dawn that greets the day, sharp like the blade of a knife, hot like salt tears that scald the cheek, quick like moths that flit from flame to flame, and terse like the dart and sting of a bee.

Here is a sound rule:  Use small, old words where you can.  If a long word says just what you want, do not fear to use it.  But know that our tongue is rich in crisp, brisk, swift, short words.  Make them the spine and the heart of what you speak and write.  Short words are like fast friends.  They will not let you down. 

From: Richard Lederer, 1991, The Miracle of Language. New York: Pocket Books, pp 30-31.
I used this quote often in my work as a teacher to help students be more clear in their work!

 

 

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Geoff Waugh – Renewal Journals & Books

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An Index of Geoff Waugh’s articles in the Renewal Journals and his books.
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Geoff’s articles in the Renewal Journals

Revival Fire  –  An article in Renewal Journal 1: Revival

Astounding Church Growth  –  An article in Renewal Journal 2: Church Growth

Revival Worship  –  An article in Renewal Journal 6: Worship

Renewal Ministry  –  An article in Renewal Journal 7: Blessing

Spirit Impacts in Revival  –  An article in Renewal Journal 13: Ministry

New Wineskins to Develop Ministry  –  An article in Renewal Journal 15: Wineskins

Vision for Ministry  –  An article in Renewal Journal 16: Vision

Unity not Uniformity  –  An article in Renewal Journal 17: Unity

Community Transformation  –  An article in Renewal Journal 20: Life.

 

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Jesus, Author & Finisher: Timeless Principles of Christianity

Brian Mulheran   (Synergy, 2002)

Review by Outreach Magazine, Brisbane.

Brian Mulheran’s 200-page book, Jesus, Author & Finisher: Timeless Principles of Christianity, which includes a study guide, is designed to help new Christians, older Christians and pastors desiring to establish people in the faith.

Through his book, Brian hopes to further awaken people to their fullest potential in God. “Every Christian has great potential in their life to do something powerful for God,” says Brian. “They know that on the inside, but to see that come to pass, they need to really grab hold of the truths of God’s word.”

Having been a COC pastor for more than 15 years, Brian has seen thousands of people “come to the altar to have their faith authored, but many of them sadly didn’t finish the race”. “I see a lot of them struggle, trying to fix things up in their life in order for God to use them, but they end up just going round and round. This book gives them keys on how to release their potential.”

“Any ordinary person can look at the negatives of life in order not to succeed. Any ordinary person can read passages of scripture that seem to tell them what they need to do or not do in order to ‘keep themselves in God’.  Any ordinary person will try to hold their life in God in order to make it to heaven.  Any ordinary person can live a respectable life in God.  Any ordinary person can pray enough and read their Bible enough in order to appear godly.  But the Bible is full of extraordinary truths for ordinary people like you and me to allow our extraordinary God to do extraordinary things through us.”

Now working on a second book about the Holy Spirit, Brian believes many Christians are too pre-occupied with their own issues to focus on God.  He says:

What could God do through a person who was not focused on whether or not they would commit any more sins but were totally preoccupied with fulfilling His call?

What could God do through a person who knew they were totally righteous and could stand before God at all times?

What could God do through a person who knew that He could not fail to do anything He said?

What could God do through a person who knew that they had the unlimited resources of heaven at their disposal?

What could God do through a person who knew that He was totally for them?

It is Brian’s desire that, through discovering these truths, readers would look to Jesus, the author and finisher of their faith, to lay a foundation from which to fulfil the call that God has placed upon their life.

 

South Pacific Revivals: Community and Ecological Transformation

By Geoff Waugh (3rd edition 2012)

An Amazon review:

Useful insight into Revivals in the South Pacific region

The cover’s the immediate attraction with this book – beautiful Pacific Island image …… Nice large format size book, too.

Geoff Waugh has been fascinated with Christian revivals since he was a young man, so it’s no big surprise that he should conduct some research into these fascinating phenomena ‘down under’ in the South Pacific area, as he has travelled and worked in many of these islands over several decades. His other recent book, Looking to Jesus: A Journey Into Renewal & Revival is another book worth checking out, being essentially an auto-biography of the author.

South Pacific Revivals gives some very illuminating information about numerous little-known revivals in the region, as well as a number of charismatic movements, one or two of which I personally wouldn’t necessarily term ‘revivals’, but many will find to be of much interest nonetheless, because of the phenomena exhibited and the passion aroused, etc. [The 3rd edition, 2012, has a comprehensive Preface of the history of revivals in the South Pacific.]  A surprising number of movements are provided – including islands and places I had never before heard of! A number of remarkable personal testimonies are included, and some black and white photos are dotted throughout the book.  Some useful appendices are included, such as ‘Characteristics of Revivals from Acts 2′ and ‘Examples of Repentance and Revival’.

If you’re interested in revivals, this is a book you’re going to want to get.   (Blue Yonder, Amazon)

See also: South Pacific Revivals blog

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1 Revival,   2 Church Growth,   3 Community,   4 Healing,   5 Signs & Wonders,
6  Worship,   7  Blessing,   8  Awakening,   9  Mission,   10  Evangelism,
11  Discipleship,
   12  Harvest,   13  Ministry,   14  Anointing,   15  Wineskins,
16  Vision,
   17  Unity,   18  Servant Leadership,   19  Church,   20 Life
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Contents: Renewal Journal 19: Church

The Voice of the Church in the 21st Century, by Ray Overend

Redeeming the Arts: visionaries of the future, by Sandra Godde

Counselling Christianly, by Ann Crawford

Redeeming a Positive Biblical View of Sexuality, by John Meteyard and Irene Alexander

The Mystics and Contemporary Psychology, by Irene Alexander

Problems Associated with the Institutionalization of Ministry, by Warren Holyoak

Book Reviews:
Jesus, Author & Finisher by Brian Mulheran
South Pacific Revivals by Geoff Waugh

Renewal Journal 19: Church – PDF

Revival Blogs Links:

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GENERAL BLOGS INDEX 

BLOGS INDEX 1: REVIVALS (BRIEFER THAN REVIVALS INDEX)

BLOGS INDEX 2: MISSION (INTERNATIONAL STORIES)

BLOGS INDEX 3: MIRACLES (SUPERNATURAL EVENTS)

BLOGS INDEX 4: DEVOTIONAL (INCLUDING TESTIMONIES)

BLOGS INDEX 5: CHURCH (CHRISTIANITY IN ACTION)

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Virtual Choirs & Orchestras

Virtual Choirs & Orchestras

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Here are some virtual choirs, most from lockdown in 2020 

 
How Great Thou Art – Worship Pastors from across the USA – modern

 
How Great Thou Art – First Baptist Church, Decatur – harmonies

 
Amazing Grace – from 50 countries

 
Christ the Lord is Risen Today – Worldwide Easter Virtual Choir

 
What a Friend We Have in Jesus – Pentecost 2020 – from 50 countries

 
In Christ Alone – 48 singers from 14 countries

 
Nothing but the Blood of Jesus – from 14 countries

   
A Mighty Fortress – 176 people from 34 countries

 
Because He Lives I Can Face Tomorrow – Arlington Chinese Church

 
You Raise Me Up

   
Irish Blessing – Be Thou My Vision and more

 
Australia Blessing – from 300 churches

 
Hawaii Blessing – from 25 churches across all 6 major islands

 
Singapore Blessing – 772 singers – from 177 Churches and Movements

 
Whispering Hope – includes the 3rd verse:
Hope, as an anchor so steadfast, Rends the dark veil for the soul,
Whither the Master has entered, Robbing the grave of its goal.
Come then, O come, glad fruition, Come to my sad weary heart;
Come, O Thou blest hope of glory, Never, O never depart.

 
Hallelujah Chorus – Good Friday 2020, Royal Choral Society, London

 
Hallelujah Chorus – Royal Albert Hall, London 2020 partial – performed there in 1743

 
Hallelujah Chorus from the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, USA

 
Hallelujah Chorus – Hallelujah for Hope – Grand Rapids Symphony

 
Hallelujah Chorus – with Eastern Carnatic music popular in the south of India

 
Hallelujah Chorus – Easter 2020, First Congregational Church of LA

 
Hallelujah Chorus – Easter 2020, Truro Anglican Church, Cornwall, UK

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Hallelujah Chorus – over 300 in choir with over 2,000 voices worldwide digitally

Hallelujah Chorus lyrics with Bible references

Messiah – 2:17 hours (over 4 million views, Hallelujah at 1.36 & 2.13 hrs)

See also:  Wonders of Worship
See also: How Great Thou Art – anthology

See also: Messiah & Hallelujah Chorus
See also: Easter Worship
See also: Christmas Worship
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GENERAL BLOGS INDEX 

BLOGS INDEX 1: REVIVALS (BRIEFER THAN REVIVALS INDEX)

BLOGS INDEX 2: MISSION (INTERNATIONAL STORIES)

BLOGS INDEX 3: MIRACLE(SUPERNATURAL EVENTS)

BLOGS INDEX 4: DEVOTIONAL (INCLUDING TESTIMONIES)

BLOGS INDEX 5: CHURCH (CHRISTIANITY IN ACTION)

BLOGS INDEX 6: CHAPTERS (BLOGS FROM BOOKS)

BLOGS INDEX 7: IMAGES (PHOTOS AND ALBUMS)

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KEY BLOGS AND BOOKS –  by Geoff Waugh

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God’s Promise

God’s Promise

I will pour out my Spirit

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Seeing God’s Spirit poured out in over 20 countries.

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See also – Revival Adventures – more details

 

  

 

 Recent biographical examples

Described briefly in the video above.

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God’s Surprises – PDF
Biographical stories of current revivals in over 20 countries – see PDF
Photos here are from this book and from our mission in each country

  
Israel – Jerusalem & Mount of Olives

 
Germany – Moravian Revival began here – praying for revival with David & Jonas at former parade ground at Nuremberg, and in churches and home groups.

 
Canada – Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship – revival from 1994
with John and Carol Arnott, sparked with Randy Clark

 
America – Brownsville revival at Pensacola from 1995
with Steven Hill, John Kilpatrick and Lindell Cooley.

 
England – Holy Trinity Brompton and Nicky Gumble’s Alpha
Revival from May 1994 in London, England.

 
Brazil – revival in Algodoa de Jandira and many cities
such as Baptists in Belo Horizonte

 
China – highrise apartments with house churches

 
Ghana, West Africa – evangelism and teaching

 
Kenya, East Africa – evangelism, teaching & orphanages

 
Nepal – teaching pastors and leaders

   
India – Darjeeling meetings and Grace Bible School in New Delhi
with hosts David Mangratee and Paul Pilai

 
Sri Lanka – village churches and bottled water plant
with Philip & Dhammika George

 
Myanmar/Burma – orphanages and pastors conferences

 
Thailand – leaders conferences, Bible School, orphanages and services


Malaysia – conference and services

 
Indonesia – revival meetings in Bali – in church, groups, & at the beach

 
Philippines – jeepney and slums in Manila – revival teaching & praying

 
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apua New Guinea – pioneer mission, village baptisms and communion

 
Solomon Islands – team with hosts PM Sir Peter & Lady Kenilorea, revival youth

 
Vanuatu – revivals on Pentecost Island with evangelism, healings, and deliverance


Fiji – lawyer teams and Kenmore Baptist and COC teams supporting local churches

 
Australia – South Pacific law student team on mission in Australia


Indigenous Australians – Elcho Island and northern Australia
revival from 1979 with Djiniyini Gondarra and teams

See also: Jesus’ Last Promise

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Revival Fires – updated
Revival Fires – PDF
Stories of over 50 powerful revivals

GOD’S SURPRISES – Blog
Snapshots of God’s surprises in over 20 countries
God’s Surprises
– PDF
God’s Surprises – Amazon links

God’s Surprises summarises revival events in 20 countries. It’s a brief summary of information in my books Journey into Mission (most detail) and Journey into Ministry and Mission (condensed autobiography). 

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Details of mission adventures in 20 countries, given in historical order.
It includes early days as a single and then married teacher in Papua New Guinea and teaching in Australia and other countries.

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See also: Revival Adventures – more details

The video above includes these slides:


Jerusalem from the south with the Mount of Olives east (right)

   

     

   

   

Recent examples

Described briefly in the video

More details in this book

God’s Surprises – Blog
God’s Surprises – PDF
Biographical stories of current revivals in 20 countries – see PDF
Photos are from this book and from albums about our mission in each country


Philippines – revival in Manila – and jeepney and slums

 
Ghana, West Africa – revival evangelism and teaching

 
Solomon Islands – revival among youth and in the islands

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God’s Surprises – Blog
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Biographical stories of current revivals in over 20 countries


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Flashpoints of Revival – PDF

See also: God’s Promise – I will pour out my Spirit

GOD’S SURPRISES – Blog
Snapshots of God’s surprises during our short-term mission trips
God’s Surprises – PDF

God’s Surprises summarises revival events in over 20 countries. It’s a brief summary of information in my books Journey into Mission (most detail) and Journey into Ministry and Mission (condensed autobiography). 

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Journey into Mission – Blog
Journey into Mission – PDF

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Details of mission adventures in over 20 countries.
It includes early days as a single and then married teacher in Papua New Guinea and teaching in Australia and other countries.

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Journey into Ministry & Mission – Blog
Journey into Ministry and Mission – PDF

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from Journey into Ministry & Mission

Biographical stories of current revivals in over 20 countries – see PDF
Photos are from GOD’S SURPRISES and mission albums.


Indigenous Australians – Elcho Island and northern Australia

   
Germany – Moravian Revival began here

   
China – highrise apartments with house churches

 
Ghana, West Africa – evangelism and teaching

 
Kenya, East Africa – evangelism and teaching

 
Nepal – teaching pastors and leaders

   
India – Darjeeling meetings and Grace Bible School in New Delhi

 
Sri Lanka – village churches and bottled water plant

 
Myanmar/Burma – pastors conference and orphanages

 
Thailand – leaders conferences, services, and Bible School

 
Malaysia – conference and services


Philippines – jeepney and slums in Manila

 
Indonesia – revival meetings in Bali

 
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Solomon Islands – team with hosts PM Sir Peter & Lady Kenilorea, revival youth


Vanuatu – revivals on Pentecost Island with evangelism, healings, and deliverance


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Australia – South Pacific law student team on mission in Australia

 
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The real Lord of the Flies – 6 boys shipwrecked for 15 months

The real Lord of the Flies
6 boys shipwrecked for 15 months

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Christian faith sustained and guided 6 boys, aged 16 to 13, marooned on a small island for 15 months – the opposite of William Golding’s ‘Lord of the Flies’. 

“We were very happy, but the first thing we did, we say a prayer, thank God for what he brought us to.”
“Their days began and ended with song and prayer. Kolo fashioned a makeshift guitar from driftwood, half a coconut shell and six steel wires salvaged from their wrecked boat.  …  It’s time we told a different kind of story. The real Lord of the Flies is a tale of friendship and loyalty; one that illustrates how much stronger we are if we can lean on each other.”

The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months

Excerpts from The Guardian, Saturday 9 May 2020

When a group of schoolboys were marooned on an island in 1965, it turned out very differently to William Golding’s bestseller, writes Rutger Bregman.

A still from the 1963 film of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. Photograph: Ronald Grant

In the 6 October 1966 edition of Australian newspaper The Age, a headline jumped out at me: “Sunday showing for Tongan castaways”. The story concerned six boys who had been found three weeks earlier on a rocky islet south of Tonga, an island group in the Pacific Ocean. The boys had been rescued by an Australian sea captain after being marooned on the island of ‘Ata for more than a year.  …

Peter Warner [captain of the rescue ship, the man who rescued six lost boys 50 years ago, now living at Tullera, near Lismore in northern NSW] went to work for his father’s company, yet the sea still beckoned, and whenever he could he went to Tasmania, where he kept his own fishing fleet. It was this that brought him to Tonga in the winter of 1966. On the way home he took a little detour and that’s when he saw it: a minuscule island in the azure sea, ‘Ata. The island had been inhabited once, until one dark day in 1863, when a slave ship appeared on the horizon and sailed off with the natives. Since then, ‘Ata had been deserted – cursed and forgotten.

But Peter noticed something odd. Peering through his binoculars, he saw burned patches on the green cliffs. “In the tropics it’s unusual for fires to start spontaneously,” he told us, a half-century later. Then he saw a boy. Naked. Hair down to his shoulders. This wild creature leaped from the cliffside and plunged into the water. Suddenly more boys followed, screaming at the top of their lungs. It didn’t take long for the first boy to reach the boat. “My name is Stephen,” he cried in perfect English. “There are six of us and we reckon we’ve been here 15 months.”

Peter Warner aboard his fishing boat in 1967.
Photograph: Fairfax Media Archives/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

The boys, once aboard, claimed they were students at a boarding school in Nuku‘alofa, the Tongan capital. Sick of school meals, they had decided to take a fishing boat out one day, only to get caught in a storm. Likely story, Peter thought. Using his two-way radio, he called in to Nuku‘alofa. “I’ve got six kids here,” he told the operator. “Stand by,” came the response. Twenty minutes ticked by. (As Peter tells this part of the story, he gets a little misty-eyed.) Finally, a very tearful operator came on the radio, and said: “You found them! These boys have been given up for dead. Funerals have been held. If it’s them, this is a miracle!”

In the months that followed I tried to reconstruct as precisely as possible what had happened on ‘Ata. Peter’s memory turned out to be excellent. Even at the age of 90, everything he recounted was consistent with my foremost other source, Mano, 15 years old at the time and now pushing 70, who lived just a few hours’ drive from him. The real Lord of the Flies, Mano told us, began in June 1965. The protagonists were six boys – Sione, Stephen, Kolo, David, Luke and Mano – all pupils at a strict Catholic boarding school in Nuku‘alofa. The oldest was 16, the youngest 13, and they had one main thing in common: they were bored witless. So they came up with a plan to escape: to Fiji, some 500 miles away, or even all the way to New Zealand.

There was only one obstacle. None of them owned a boat, so they decided to “borrow” one from Mr Taniela Uhila, a fisherman they all disliked. The boys took little time to prepare for the voyage. Two sacks of bananas, a few coconuts and a small gas burner were all the supplies they packed. It didn’t occur to any of them to bring a map, let alone a compass.

No one noticed the small craft leaving the harbour that evening. Skies were fair; only a mild breeze ruffled the calm sea. But that night the boys made a grave error. They fell asleep. A few hours later they awoke to water crashing down over their heads. It was dark. They hoisted the sail, which the wind promptly tore to shreds. Next to break was the rudder. “We drifted for eight days,” Mano told me. “Without food. Without water.” The boys tried catching fish. They managed to collect some rainwater in hollowed-out coconut shells and shared it equally between them, each taking a sip in the morning and another in the evening.

Then, on the eighth day, they spied a miracle on the horizon. A small island, to be precise. Not a tropical paradise with waving palm trees and sandy beaches, but a hulking mass of rock, jutting up more than a thousand feet out of the ocean.

[Mano Totau adds, “We did not get to the island until nighttime, in the dark, so I had to swim ashore,” says Totau. “I had to go first and I told the boys: ‘We have to say a prayer first before I hop in the sea.’”

Despite the fact that the reef was not far from the boat, Totau said he had a “very, very hard time” reaching it because he was so weak from “lying in the boat for eight days without food, without water”.

“When I reach the shore, I tried to stand up but when I stand up the whole world is spinning, so I laid down and crawl ashore and when I touch the dry grass, then I lie down.”

The other boys called to him from the boat to see if he had made it, but he was so weak he could not stand, he could only call out to them that he was alive.

Eventually the others made it to the island. “We were very happy, but the first thing we did, we say a prayer, thank God for what he brought us to,” he said. – https://www.theguardian.com/…/the-real-lord-of-the-flies-ma…]

These days, ‘Ata is considered uninhabitable. But “by the time we arrived,” Captain Warner wrote in his memoirs, “the boys had set up a small commune with food garden, hollowed-out tree trunks to store rainwater, a gymnasium with curious weights, a badminton court, chicken pens and a permanent fire, all from handiwork, an old knife blade and much determination.” While the boys in Lord of the Flies come to blows over the fire, those in this real-life version tended their flame so it never went out, for more than a year.

The kids agreed to work in teams of two, drawing up a strict roster for garden, kitchen and guard duty. Sometimes they quarrelled, but whenever that happened they solved it by imposing a time-out. Their days began and ended with song and prayer. Kolo fashioned a makeshift guitar from a piece of driftwood, half a coconut shell and six steel wires salvaged from their wrecked boat – an instrument Peter has kept all these years – and played it to help lift their spirits. And their spirits needed lifting. All summer long it hardly rained, driving the boys frantic with thirst. They tried constructing a raft in order to leave the island, but it fell apart in the crashing surf.

Worst of all, Stephen slipped one day, fell off a cliff and broke his leg. The other boys picked their way down after him and then helped him back up to the top. They set his leg using sticks and leaves. “Don’t worry,” Sione joked. “We’ll do your work, while you lie there like King Taufa‘ahau Tupou himself!”

They survived initially on fish, coconuts, tame birds (they drank the blood as well as eating the meat); seabird eggs were sucked dry. Later, when they got to the top of the island, they found an ancient volcanic crater, where people had lived a century before. There the boys discovered wild taro, bananas and chickens (which had been reproducing for the 100 years since the last Tongans had left).

They were finally rescued on Sunday 11 September 1966. The local physician later expressed astonishment at their muscled physiques and Stephen’s perfectly healed leg. …

It’s time we told a different kind of story. The real Lord of the Flies is a tale of friendship and loyalty; one that illustrates how much stronger we are if we can lean on each other. After my wife took Peter’s picture, he turned to a cabinet and rummaged around for a bit, then drew out a heavy stack of papers that he laid in my hands. His memoirs, he explained, written for his children and grandchildren. I looked down at the first page. “Life has taught me a great deal,” it began, “including the lesson that you should always look for what is good and positive in people.”


Mr Peter Warner, third from left, with his crew in 1968, including the survivors from ‘Ata. Photograph: Fairfax Media Archives/via Getty Images

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Bible verses to memorize

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100 Bible Quotes gives you the most popular and well known Bible verses grouped in themes for easy memorization. Additional sections add other Bible passages. These quotations are from the world’s most famous book, now translated into 700 languages and additional New Testament translations into another 1500 languages.

Contents

Introduction

Part 1: 100 Bible Quotes
1  God’s Love,  God’s Greatness
2  God’s Presence,  God’s Help
3  God’s Provision,  God’s Guidance
4  God’s Kingdom,  Faith
5  Jesus’ Authority,  Jesus’ Help
6  With Jesus,  In Jesus
7  Holy Spirit,  Thoughts
8  Prayer,  Promises
9  Love,  Light
10 Joy,  Peace
11  Strength,  Wholeness
12  Choose,  Salvation,  Word of God

Part 2: Great Passages
God’s Glory
Jesus
Ten Commandments
Declarations
Prayers
Benedictions
Love
Psalms
A – Z Verses
Index
Appendix 1: New Christian’s Guide
Appendix 2: Books  

                                                                                  

From the Introduction

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105)

Your word I have hidden in my heart,
That I might not sin against You.  (Psalm 119:11)

The grass withers, the flower fades,
But the word of our God stands forever.

(Isaiah 40:8; 1 Peter 1:24-25)

All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,  so that everyone who belongs to God may be proficient, equipped for every good work.  (2 Timothy 3:16 NRSV)

These four verses about God’s Word leapt into my mind as I started writing this book. Then I checked with Google and Bible Gateway (www.biblegateway.com) for the references and to compare translations. If you type one verse into Bible Gateway you can find a link to 50 different translations of that verse.

This book uses the New King James Version the most because it is closest in today’s English to the majestic Authorized Version (AV) and is easy to memorize. The AV uses italics for English words added into the text to make sense in English. I sometimes use the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) because it also follows the historic Authorized Version of 1611 but uses more current inclusive English, as in 2 Timothy 3:16 above.  Sometimes I also use the popular New International Version (NIV).

The 100 passages or verses are easy to memorize, such as one or two verses each week for a year. Of course, it’s very easy to learn more than one or two a week, and you may already know many of these verses from memory. They are especially useful for new Christians, and for God’s Spirit to remind you when needed.

I have arranged these Bible verses or passages into themes of about four verses each to easily find similar verses or passages on that theme. You can also use it to memorize the verses in each theme in a month, or eight in a month, or more quickly.

The 100 Bible quotes are in large print for easy memorizing. It’s a good idea to learn the reference with the verse because you can then locate them easily in your Bible, compare translations, and refer to them when talking with someone such as a new Christian or someone interested in Christianity.

You can reproduce this book, or its verses, in any way you choose. God’s Word is not bound and we need to learn it, apply it to life, and share it widely. God’s Spirit will often remind you of verses you have learned, especially when you need them.

This book is freely available in PDF and Word versions in colour here and is also available in print and as an eBook. You can reproduce the PDF and Word versions in your social media or print your own copies.

Some of the themes

1  God’s Love
John 3:16-17   God so loved the world
Romans 5:8   God has shown his love
Romans 8:38-39   who can separate us
1 John 4:9-10   God’s love revealed

God’s Greatness
Psalm 86:10   you are great
Psalm 145:3   great is the Lord
Isaiah 55:8-9   heavens higher
Luke 1:37   nothing impossible

2  God’s Presence
Exodus 33:14   my presence
Psalm 127:1   unless the Lord builds
Lamentations 3:22-23   new every morning
Hebrews 13:5   I will never leave

God’s Help
Genesis 15:1   your shield
Isaiah 41:10   I am with you
Isaiah 41:13   I will help you
Philippians 4:6   not anxious

3  God’s Provision
Matthew 6:33   seek first God’s kingdom
Psalm 37:4   delight yourself in the Lord
Romans 8:28   all things work together
Philippians 4:19   my God shall supply all

God’s Guidance
Psalm 32:8   I will instruct you
Proverbs 3:5-6   he will direct your path
Romans 12:1-2   living sacrifice
Jeremiah 29:11-13   the plans I have

A – Z Bible Verses

A – Z Verses

As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. – Joshua 24:15
Ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and the door will be opened to you – Matthew 7:7

Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved. – Acts 16:31
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32

Cast your burden on the Lord and he will sustain you. – Psalm 55:22
Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. – Ephesians 6:1

Depart from evil and do good. – Psalm 34:14
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. – Philippians 4:6

Encourage one another and build each other up. 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Every good and perfect gift is from above –  James 1:17

Fear not for I am with you. – Isaiah 43:5
For it is by grace you have been saved – Ephesians 2:8

God is our refuge and strength a very present help in trouble – Psalm 46:1
God is love – 1 John 4:8

Honour your father and your mother. – Exodus 20:12
He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will not be shaken – Psalm 62:6

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made – Psalm 139:14
I
am the way, the truth, and the life – John 14:6

Jesus Christ is Lord – Philippians 2:11
J
esus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever. – Hebrews 13:8

Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies – Psalm 34:13
Know that the Lord, He is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture – Psalm 100:3

Look unto me and be saved.  – Isaiah 45:22
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:16

My house shall be called a house of prayer for all people – Psalm 56:7; Matthew 21:13
M
ake a joyful noise unto the Lord – Psalm 98:4

Nothing is impossible with God. – Luke 1:37
Now unto Him who is able to keep you from falling – Jude 24

O God you are my God earnestly will I seek you. – Psalm 63:1
O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good. – Psalm 118:1

Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God. – Psalm 147:1
P
eace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. – John 14:27

Quietly, wait for the salvation of the Lord. – Lamentations 3:26
Quench not the spirit. – 1 Thessalonians 5:19

Remember the Sabbath to keep it holy. – Exodus 20:8
R
ejoice in the Lord always again I say rejoice. – Philippians 4:4

Seek the Lord while he may be found. – Isaiah 55:6
S
eek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. – Matthew 6:33

This is the day that the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24
T
rust in the Lord with all your heart – Proverbs 3:5

Under his wings you will find refuge – Psalm 91:4b
U
nderstanding is a fountain of life to one who has it. – Proverbs 16:22 (NASB)

Very truly I tell you, the one who believes has eternal life. – John 6:47
Verily, verily, I say to you, whatever you shall ask the Father in my name, He will give it to you.  – John 16:23

When I am afraid I will trust in you. – Psalm 56:3
W
e love because he first loved us. – 1 John 4:19

eXalt the Lord our God – Psalm 99:5
eXamine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith. – 2 Corinthians 13:5

You are the light of the world. – Matthew 5:14
You bought us with a price.-  I Corinthians 6:20

Zion heard and was glad.  – Psalm 97:8
Zeal for your house will consume me. – John 2:17

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