Category Archives: children

Starry Hosts Brought Together!! (lesson 7)

So tonight or the next night you have time, you get to see the “marshaled starry host” for yourself if you follow the simple instructions here. Feel free to copy them and the drawing that helps show what to do. … Continue reading

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Ready to go out in the dark? (Lesson 2)

FIRST STEPS. Last time we covered getting your eyes, your splendidly designed eyes, adapted to the dark. It takes 15 minutes to see marginally but almost 50 minutes to be completely dark adapted. 15 is enough to go out and … Continue reading

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Poor and Don’t Have a Telescope or Binocular?

We often teach observing disciplines from a biblical perspective in places where there is no chance that the average student or teacher will ever see a telescope. What happens to the have-nots? Just taking a plastic child’s telescope to a … Continue reading

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What’s a Life to God?

There are two answers to the question. One answer is the popular one, but I will present it without the fancy talk so you can see to the heart of what it means. It is the one taught in textbooks in … Continue reading

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A Date Under the Stars

It’s one thing as we remember our first walks together when we were serious about each other. It is entirely another when we do this today–over 40 years later. God not only made and ordained marriage between a man and … Continue reading

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Seeing But Not Seeing

Creation is intended to draw the eyes and minds of people. God planned it that way. But the cares of this world and the strength directing our own way through life means we miss the obvious. Ultimately, our distracted ways keep us … Continue reading

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Misty Night Orion

We were so busy overseas that getting an hour to just look up at the skies with a telescope alone were pretty rare, especially if I was expecting a clear night. Clear periods in the Philippines do not happen that … Continue reading

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