Thursday

Word Puzzle!




Match the words in the left-hand
column with the correct definition
in the right-hand column.



1. effrontery ......... A. Sharp, biting, or acid
2. machination ..... B. Thoroughgoing; downright
3. imprimatur ....... C. Familiar talk
4. acerbic ................ D. The act of plotting
5. rumpus ............... E. A large lump or chunk or something
6. confabulation ... F. Approval; sanction
7. skedaddle .......... G. An outcry or noisy disturbance
8. arrant .................. H. Insulting presumptuousness
9. wodge ................... I. A thicket or grove of small trees
10. copse ................. J. To run away quickly


*Answers are located in "comments"
for your convenience & felicity.




4 comments:

Professor Howdy said...

"Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences
progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human
mind widen itself as much as it desires; beyond the elevation
and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels,
it will not go." - Goethe (Author)

"I have known ninety-five of the world's great men in my time,
and of these eight-seven were followers of the Bible. The Bible
is stamped with a Specialty of Origin, and an immeasurable
distance separates it from all competitors."
- W.E. Gladstone (Prime Minister)

"Whatever merit there is in anything that I have written is simply
due to the fact that when I was a chile my mother daily read me
a part of the Bible and daily made me learn a part of it by heart."
- John Ruskin (art critic and social commentator)

"The Bible has been the Magna Charta of the poor and oppressed.
The human race is not in a position to dispense with it." - Thomas
Huxley (Author & Scientist)

"The whole hope of human progress is suspended on the ever
growing influence of the Bible." - W.H. Seward (Secretary of State)

"America was born a Christian nation. America was born
to exemplify that devotion to the elements of righteousness,
which are derived from the revelations of Holy Scriptures.
Part of the destiny of Americans lies in their daily perusal
of this great book of revelations. That if they would see
America free and pure they will make their own spirits
free and pure by this baptism of the Holy Spirit."
--President Woodrow Wilson

"It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this
great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians;
not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ. For this
very reason peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum,
prosperity, and freedom of worship here."
--Patrick Henry (original member of the Continental Congress)


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Four important things to KNOW:

1) For ALL (Americans, Muslims, Jews, Catholics, Hindus,
Buddhist, Asians, Presbyterians, Europeans, Baptist,
Brazilians, Mormons, Methodist, French, etc.) have sinned
& fall short of the glory of God.

2) For the wages of above (see #1) are DEATH (Hell, eternal
separation from God, & damnation) but the Gift (free & at
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Eternal Life (Heaven) through (in union with) Jesus Christ
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Peace & Savior of the World).

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(Americans, Muslims, Jews, Catholics, Hindus, Buddhist,
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Mormons, Methodist, French, etc.) that He even gave up
His only begotten (unique) Son, that whosoever (anyone,
anywhere, anytime - while still living) believes (trust in,
relies on, clings to, depends completely on) Him shall
have eternal (everlasting) life (heaven).

4) Jesus said: "I am THE WAY, THE TRUTH, & THE LIFE.
No one (male/female - American, Muslim, Jew, Catholic,
Hindu, Buddhist, Asian, Presbyterian, European, Baptist,
Brazilian, Mormons, Methodist, French, etc. ) comes (arrives)
to the Father (with GOD in Heaven) EXCEPT BY (through)
ME (no other name).

This wonderful loving GOD gives you the choice - - -
(Rev. 3:20)

{Please note that church membership, baptism, doing good
things, etc. are not requirements for becoming a Christian -
however they are great afterwards!!!}

Jesus said, "Wide is the gate and broad is the road that
leads to destruction (Hell, damnation, eternal punishment),
and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow
the road that leads to life (Heaven, eternal happiness,
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WORD-MATCH
ANSWERS

1. effrontery H. Insulting presumptuousness
2. machination D. The act of plotting
3. imprimatur F. Approval; sanction
4. acerbic A. Sharp, biting, or acid
5. rumpus G. An outcry or noisy disturbance
6. confabulation C. Familiar talk
7. skedaddle J. To run away quickly
8. arrant B. Thoroughgoing; downright
9. wodge E. A large lump or chunk or something
10. copse I. A thicket or grove of small trees

Anonymous said...

Hi Howdy,

Wondering why my niece was returning to
UNC to get a masters in philosophy, I
asked "What can you do with a degree like
that?"

"Well," she explained "It will qualify me to
deal with questions like 'What is existence?'
What is the essence of things.' and 'Do you
want fries with that?"

Lorraine

Anonymous said...

Dear Howdy,

An invisible man married an invisible woman.
They had children. They weren't much to look at either.
KEN WOLTMAN

Professor Howdy said...





Whether we are high above the sky or in the deepest ocean, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord. - Romans 8:39 NLT




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