ODB: Medieval Meal

ODB: Medieval Meal

A while ago I attended a conference on the Middle Ages. In one seminar we actually prepared several foods that would have been common in medieval times. We used pestle and mortar to grind cinnamon and fruit to make jam. We cut orange rinds and broiled them with honey and ginger to produce a sweet snack. We crushed almonds with water and other ingredients to create almond milk. And, finally, we pre

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ODB: Do It Yourself

ODB: Do It Yourself

August 16, 2011 READ: Mark 6:30-44 [Jesus] answered and said to them, “You give them something to eat.” —Mark 6:37 You give them something to eat” (Mark 6:37). It’s easy to miss those words from Jesus. A huge crowd had gathered to hear Him. Late in the day, the disciples got nervous and started pressing […]

ODJ: taking God for granted

ODJ: taking God for granted

August 16, 2011 Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come (v.8).  READ: 1 Timothy 4:6-16 I’m not going to join the track team again! I said that to myself countless times during my years in school. But every track season, there […]