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May 25




PRAISE YE THE TRIUNE GOD!
Elizabeth R. Charles, 1828–1896
  I will praise Your name for Your love and Your faithfulness, for You have exalted above all things Your name and Your word. (Psalm 138:2)
  Saints and angels join in praising Thee, the Father, Spirit, Son—
  Evermore their voices raising to the Eternal Three in One.
—J. Montgomery
The Sunday after Pentecost Sunday is the time when the Christian church has especially recognized the doctrine of the Trinity, the existence of the triune Godhead. This doctrine has been called one of the mystic truths of Scripture because of the difficulty in fathoming and explaining it. Yet it cannot be denied that the Bible does teach that while God is one, He exists in three coequal-equal Persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Scripture ascribes each member with such attributes as eternal, omnipotent, omniscient, and creator of the universe. Although the word trinity is not used, there are several passages in which all three Persons are exp…
May 25

Obedience

In 1999, four out of five dogs that checked into Metro Detroit’s animal shelters were eventually destroyed. That’s 40,000 animals. Why such a high mortality rate?

Its not that they’re not cute, or are maimed or crippled, it is that they don’t know how to obey. According to Chris Jones, the assistant manager of the Michigan Humane Society, the dogs they have to euthanize have inadequate training in obedience.

If a dog can’t obey has little value to society, but how much value does a highly trained dog have? I guess to fully answer that question, we’d have to ask the owner of a seeing eye dog or a widow whose “guard dog” scared an intruder away.

For the people of Plymouth Township, $10,000.00 is a reasonable price tag for a K-9 officer. They use the dog to detect drugs, find missing people, track down criminals and search for evidence.

According to Terry Schoebach, the training director for the K-9 Academy, a police dog is trained to detect drugs, track criminals, cond…