Very nice article about Josh Jones, my son-in-law.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Monday, August 24, 2009
Monday, August 17, 2009
Rich Mountain Association. This was a wonderful meeting in every regard. The preaching was sound and edifying from start to finish. There were 45 visiting ministers, which is the most I have ever seen at an association. The weather was unusually mild for this time of year. Attendance was great; the large meeting house was completely full Friday night and Saturday morning. It will be remembered for a long time by all who were there.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
In the Old School Hymnal, the hymn "Time, What An Empty Vapor 'Tis," is attributed to Abraham Lincoln, which appears to be inaccurate. Isaacs Watts is generally given credit for it, which would considerably outdate Lincoln. It is possible that the President had jotted the hymn down at some point and someone who saw it, but was not familiar with it, thought he had written it.
Friday, August 07, 2009
It is not improper to use a double negative. However, it is wrong to use a double negative when you are attempting to express a positive thought. I understand that in some other languages, multiple negatives serve to intensify the negative, but not in English. "He didn't do no wrong" means that he did do something wrong.