the missed adventure IN the words of God (1) – intro

The article below by my dear friend Bernie Webb is the first in a series of coming articles exposing the joy that can be found by spending time IN HIS WORD. I look forward to the next article with great anticipation and urge you to become a follower of Bernie’s Blogsite. Jim Davenport

Believing IN Christ Jesus through ALL things

Let’s face it. Oftentimes when we hear the words Bible study we immediately relate it to one of our least favorite and most feared words … homework. And we run shrieking and screaming into the streets …

OK, so I have exaggerated just a bit … a very little bit.

Homework … despite the love-hate relationship we have with it beginning from childhood … is an essential in building the brainpower, knowledge and skills needed throughout life.

But I fear that simple correlation … Bible study equates to Homework … causes most to miss one of the greatest and grandest adventures in life … the adventure found IN and THRU the words of God.   After all, there is no grade given and no consequences for not doing this biblical homework … or so we fool ourselves into believing.

And in contrast to our life-long nemesis homework, the adventure IN the…

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About jimdavenport

Jim Davenport resides in the USA in Northeast Georgia, is a member of a Southern Baptist Church and is a retired Christian business man. Jim and his wife Charlotte have one son and daughter in law, Keven and Amy, four grandchildren – Ashlyn (Davenport) & Josh Murphy, Mason & Rebecca (Knight) Davenport and four great-grandchildren. Jim and Charlotte own a mountain get-away home located on Lookout Mountain in Alabama where they spend many spring, summer and fall days working in their raised bed organic garden. Jim has served as a Deacon and Trustee in his local church most of his adult life and on the Executive Committee and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of Shorter University, an intentionally Christian institution located in Rome, Georgia. Jim has a passion for the word of God and has always believed that Christian principles should guide every aspect of his life. He also loves Christian music and often served as a tenor soloist in his church. One of the highlights of his life was the nearly 20 years he spent singing with The Good News, a Southern Gospel quartet. Jim served as an Information Technology professional his entire working career of 50 years holding senior positions in and consulting with hundreds of world-class organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Jim remains as President and CEO of InfoSys Solutions Associates, Inc. and is a retired partner of IT Governance Partners, LLC, both of which are “Trusted Advisor” technology and business consulting firms. Jim has authored a number of books available at His blog has ben read by readers from more than 170 countries. Jim holds both a BS and an MS in Mathematics from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed Management Development Training at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
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