Category Archives: Cicero

Origin of Obligatory Oratory in Church Meetings (Let’s Get Back To The Future)

In the new church, ordinary people (not the Apostles) spoke about Jesus wherever they went. “On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. Godly men … Continue reading

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The Essence of Life is a Presence!

Aristotle said:  “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” Marcus Tullius Cicero said: “I see the essence of a happy life in a strong spirit.” Reinhold Neibuhr said:  “Change is the essence of life.” William Arthur Ward … Continue reading

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