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Mark 8:22-26 - The Healing of the Blind Man of Bethsaida

Disciplines for New Believers (ebook edition)

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It has been about ten months now since the first publication of my book Disciplines for New Believers.  First, I upgraded the print edition a couple of ways (tried correcting more of the typo errors, improve the contents a little, and enhanced the cover).  I had a few people asked me what was the deal with the first cover.  It was supposed to be a Paul and Timothy type of a picture.  But what it looked like was a couple of men in chains.  It communicated that the Christian life is a life of drudgery.  HA!  Far from it.  But I do understand that people do judge a book by it's cover.  Now, we know better, but many unfortunately don't.  So I went ahead and revamped the cover.  It looks nicer now, at least.

The digital version of DfNB ($3.99) is done with the help of Vook.  I tried doing it on my own; that was fatal.  What a time waster.  I am glad for the 120 some odd downloads of my book when it was under the Amazon Kindle format, but now through Vook my ebook can be purchased …

Remembering Don Meckley

Don Meckley was a sincere Bible student.  He would often stop by my office loaded with questions.  Sometimes he stopped in to drop off an article that really sparked his interest from the "Baptist Bread" devotional.  He loved his family, he loved his church (Mt. Zion Baptist Church), and he was a good worker especially with the church's Bible assembly ministry.  He loved the book of Revelation, and read just about every commentary I loaned him.  We miss him, but at the same time we are glad to know that his sins have been forgiven by the Lord Jesus Christ.  We look forward to the glad reunion day!

Below is a copy of his obituary:

WINDSOR Donald E. Meckley, 75, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 10, 2012, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born September 9, 1936, in York, the son of the late Harry and Gladys Meckley. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1953 to 1957. He retired from Stone Container Co. in 1998, after 29 years of…