The Christine Car Club

Not a member of the CCC? Come on in and register...membership is FREE!


Dedicated To The Restoration And Maintenance Of The 1957-1958 Plymouth
 
HomeCalendarFAQUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Happy Anniversary CCC!
Latest topics
» Photobucket House Cleaning
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:07 pm by Bloodhound1958

» 58 Front Liscense Plate brackets
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:37 pm by cooltoys1

» Front End Rebuild
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:54 pm by 58belvedere

» Well, I did it, I got a 58!!!!!
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:13 pm by Bloodhound1958

» How to Post Pictures
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:21 am by Bloodhound1958

» He Changes Everything
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:09 pm by furvedere

» Harry Dean Stanton RIP
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:10 pm by JAG

» Hope Amidst Illness
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:40 pm by Bloodhound1958

» INTERESTING YOUTUBE VIDEO
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:05 am by JAG

» New 4 wheel toy!
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:16 pm by JAG

John Carpenter Shout Out!
Alexandra Paul Shout Out!
Christine Movie Soundtrack
Youtube Filmscore Mix
Share | 
 

 Mirror, Mirror

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2396
Points : 3249
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 57
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: Mirror, Mirror   Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:06 am

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do. James 1:22-25

How often do you see your reflection in a mirror? Some studies say that the average person looks in a mirror 8 to 10 times a day. Other surveys say it could be as many as 60 to 70 times a day, if glancing at our reflection in store windows and smart phone screens is included.

Why do we look so often? Most experts agree that it’s to check our appearance, especially before meetings or social gatherings. If something is amiss, we want to fix it. Why look if we don’t plan to change what’s wrong?

The apostle James said that reading or hearing God’s Word without acting on it is like looking in a mirror and forgetting what we’ve seen (1:22-24). But the better alternative is to look closely and act on what we see. James said, "But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do." (v.25)

Insight: The Bible is God's Word. It's a mirror that lets us see ourselves as God sees us. If we hear God’s Word without taking action, we fool only ourselves. (v.22) But when we examine ourselves in light of God’s Word and obey His instructions, God liberates us from all that keeps us from looking more and more like Him each day.

Reader's Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the Bible, Your Word to me. Give me the desire to read it. Give me wisdom and guidance as I read its pages. Make me sensitive to Your voice and give me a heart to obey. In Jesus' Name, Amen

_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
ArnieCunningham
CCC Member
CCC Member
avatar




Posts : 1023
Points : 1397
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2014-08-21
Age : 29
Location : Green island ny

PostSubject: Re: Mirror, Mirror   Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:51 pm

I know a mirror is another deminsion. Smile

_________________
Arnie Cunningham: Well, isn't that what you're supposed to do with sh*t Scrape it up with a little shovel?

Arnie Cunningham - All of this because some drunk ran over that sh*tter Welch?

Arnie Cunningham -  you just saddle up and ride along with all those other  sh*tters.


Arnie Cunningham - 'Ung-ung-gooth-ung,'

Back to top Go down
1958PlymouthFuryChristine
CCC Member
CCC Member



Posts : 958
Points : 1033
Reputation : 1
Join date : 2015-06-01

PostSubject: Re: Mirror, Mirror   Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:23 pm

I'd say I look at myself in a mirror a lot. And not to check my appearance either...
Me seeing my refection, just happens a lot. Like when I am driving, checking my rear-view mirrors to see who or what's behind me, and I end up seeing my face in the mirror.
I also see my refection when turning on/off my computer and I see my refection in the black screen for an instant.
Also I see my refection in anything that reflects an image, like shiny chrome on a car, etc., etc., etc... Smile
Back to top Go down
furvedere
CCC Chaplain
CCC Chaplain
avatar

OFFICIAL CHAPLAIN OF THE KNIGHTS ORDER OF THE CCC

ELITE GOLDEN COMMANDO CONTRIBUTOR


2014

Posts : 2396
Points : 3249
Reputation : 4
Join date : 2012-10-12
Age : 57
Location : Ontario, NY

PostSubject: Re: Mirror, Mirror   Fri Nov 13, 2015 7:29 pm

Yes, we all see our reflections when we look into mirrors, dark glass, chrome etc. When we do, we even take the time to scrub our faces, comb our hair and make sure we look good "on the outside." But do we open up the Bible and "look into the mirror" of God's Word so we can see what we look like "on the inside?" Do we take the time to identify sin that needs to be removed and replaced with Christ-like characteristics? Reading God's Word helps us to identify ungodly habits, convicts us to make changes in our behaviors and become more like Christ.

I know I need God's constant reminders and motivation to change...

Bob

_________________
1958 DeSoto Firesweep 2 dr ht
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht
1968 Plymouth Fury III

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
1 John 5:11-12 cheers
Back to top Go down
 

Mirror, Mirror

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Christine Car Club :: Non Automotive Off Topic Section :: CCC Fellowship In Christ-