RE: This scientist's verse

From: Stephen J. Krogh (panterragroup@mindspring.com)
Date: Thu Oct 17 2002 - 15:34:58 EDT

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    Let us discern for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is
    good. ˇ Job 34.4

    The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it
    out. ˇ Proverbs 18.15

    Stephen J. Krogh, P.G.
    The PanTerra Group
    http://panterragroup.home.mindspring.com

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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu [mailto:asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu]On
    > Behalf Of Jay Willingham
    > Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 12:31 PM
    > To: ASA
    > Subject: Fw: This scientist's verse
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > > To me, science is knowledge and the ordering of knowledge.
    > > cf.
    > > From Mirriam-Webster at :
    > > Main Entry: sciÍence
    > > Pronunciation: 'sI-&n(t)s
    > > Function: noun
    > > Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin
    > scientia, from
    > > scient-, sciens having knowledge, from present participle of scire to
    > know;
    > > probably akin to Sanskrit chyati he cuts off, Latin scindere
    > to split --
    > > more at SHED
    > > Date: 14th century
    > > 1 : the state of knowing : knowledge as distinguished from ignorance or
    > > misunderstanding
    > > 2 a : a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study <the
    > > science of theology> b : something (as a sport or technique)
    > that may be
    > > studied or learned like systematized knowledge <have it down
    > to a science>
    > > 3 a : knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the
    > > operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through
    > > scientific method b : such knowledge or such a system of knowledge
    > concerned
    > > with the physical world and its phenomena : NATURAL SCIENCE
    > > 4 : a system or method reconciling practical ends with scientific laws
    > > <culinary science>
    > > 5 capitalized : CHRISTIAN SCIENCE.
    > >
    > > So anything lauding knowledge or getting knowledge would seem
    > to apply to
    > > science.
    > >
    > > These snippits are just a few of the references extolling getting and
    > using
    > > knowledge from a search of Pslams and Proverbs alone in the NIV at
    > > http://bible.gospelcom.net/ (This is a great site for
    > searching the Bible
    > > and comparing translations and versions. Of course see the full chapter
    > for
    > > context.):
    > >
    > > Psalm 19
    > >
    > > For the director of music. A psalm of David.
    > >
    > > 1 The heavens declare the glory of God;
    > > the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
    > > 2 Day after day they pour forth speech;
    > > night after night they display knowledge.
    > > 3 There is no speech or language
    > > where their voice is not heard. [1]
    > > 4 Their voice [2] goes out into all the earth,
    > > their words to the ends of the world.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > Psalm 119
    > > 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment,
    > > for I believe in your commands.
    > >
    > > Proverbs 8
    > > 10 Choose my instruction instead of silver,
    > > knowledge rather than choice gold,
    > >
    > > Proverbs 10:14 Wise men store up knowledge,
    > > but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
    > >
    > > Proverbs 2
    > > 10 For wisdom will enter your heart,
    > > and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
    > >
    > > Proverbs 23
    > > 12 Apply your heart to instruction
    > > and your ears to words of knowledge.
    > >
    > > Proverbs 24
    > > 5 A wise man has great power,
    > > and a man of knowledge increases strength;
    > >
    > > Jay Willingham
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > > John W Burgeson wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > >> >
    > > > > This scientist's verse: Psalm 27:4 -- "One thing have I desired of
    > the
    > > > > Lord,
    > > > > that I will seek after; that I may dwell in the house of
    > the Lord all
    > > > > the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and
    > > > > to enquire in his Temple."
    > >
    > > George L. Murphy wrote:
    > >
    > > > >
    > > > Several years ago the ASA sold a card with a picture of the
    > > > inscription over the Great
    > > > Door of the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge, the Latin of Ps.111:2:
    > > > "The works of the
    > > > Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein."
    > > >
    > >
    >



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