Archive for April, 2010

Where will SUH go?

Posted in Sports world, Video with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 22, 2010 by rylanreed

If you want more about SUH, you can go here.

Here we GO!

There has been soo much talk about where Suh will go and how high he should be, and all that other talk… now is when everything comes into place and where Nebraska fans will start having a new football team to root for (if you somewhat like the NFL).  Let’s all Cheer him on to where ever he will end up at! 

Here are a few more articles and one sweet sports science show with Suh totally demolishing a crash test dummy!

HE WENT TO THE LIONS!!!!    A little history…

Why would you change the eye black

Posted in Sports world with tags , , , , , , , on April 20, 2010 by rylanreed

I understand some of the rulings that the NCAA put down this past week for the next couple years of football, but why ban eye black that has words on them… isn’t that like freedom of speech kind of thing? I mean, it’s not distracting the other players on the opposing team, and if it is, they need to work on that themselves…

Funny story from the radio

Posted in Culture, Random with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2010 by rylanreed

So, today (it was more like last week)  as we’re driving from one house to the other house, (I work for a moving company) I hear this news story over the radio and laughed my head off… almost.  The series was dumb people that shouldn’t be allowed to breath… that’s not something good, cause ‘we’ shouldn’t decide if one gets something that essential or not… but I’m guessing they we’re talking figuratively and it was sort of funny.  Here’s the story:

A man comes into the police station saying someone stole his fishing polls. The police officers that were on duty wrote down as much information for the man that they could, and then followed him back to where they were stolen.  He had been in a bar when the fishing poles were stolen, having a few brews after a good day of fishing.  The officers concluded that there wasn’t enough information and evidence to continue the investigation, so they made their way back to the station. 

As they were driving back, they came upon a man driving a lawn mower down the street with a couple of fishing poles hanging of the back. They decided to pull him over and see what they could figure out.  The officers asked him if he had been fishing that day. “Yeah,” he said. “Where did you fish at?” the officer asked.  “The lake… river… pond…” said the man on the mower.  The officers knew what was going on, but it didn’t take long until the man confessed that he had stolen the fishing poles at the bar that the other man was at.  He had gone that day to get a couple of brews, driving his lawn mower because he had his licence taken away from him for having too many DWI’s.  He saw the fishing poles and thought he could get a buck or two off of them.  If he would have just gone to the bar and then left, he might have gotten away with what he was doing, but decided to take things a little bit further with stealing the fishing poles.  Way to have a DWI on a lawn mower….   good stuff.

104.1 The Blaze

What we should do about the economy

Posted in Culture, Patriotic, Politics, Sports world with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2010 by rylanreed

This is what is going on in the college sports world right now… and that’s nothing compared to professionals of any kind in sports, music, movies, etc…  

These are tough times and maybe some drastic actions should be taken so we can start decreasing the debt that we seem to keep increasing all the time.  This is just one of my many crazy ideas, and it might not work at all, but it could be a possibility.  What if the players, musicians, and actors, that have millions upon millions of dollars (and other people that make it rich with inventive ideas… Bill Gates), who spend it frivolously on huge houses, cars and whatever else that want; what if they donated “some” of that money towards our country’s deficit.  (I am sure that most of them earned what they have and are free to do what they want with that money, but I would say that some probably didn’t earn it upright.  That doesn’t matter much at all; what matters more is how they and everyone else spends their money.) 

I seem to be getting off topic, so I will try and bring it back into focus.  We have a huge deficit and it will probably keep getting bigger if we don’t start to do something about it.  I know that even if every star in every area of entertainment gave a good chunk of their money, we wouldn’t be close to paying off our deficit.  But maybe, if we all started thinking differently about the way we spend our money and how we handle it, then maybe we can start to change the way this country is going.

5 what!!!!

Posted in Random, Video with tags , , , , , , on April 18, 2010 by rylanreed

This is probably one of the newest commercials that I have seen on TV, that totally made me laugh out loud hard core. Click here, to see it…

Hearing his voice

Posted in following Jesus, God with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 18, 2010 by rylanreed

After watching  The Passion earlier, I started thinking about the angry crowds who were shouting ‘Crucify Him!’ We always look down on the one’s who shouted those words, wondering how they could do that to their Savior. Remember, these were the same people who less than a week previously had welcomed Him into Jerusalem with much celebration. I often hear people say something along the lines of: When the end times come, I won’t be one of those “weak” Christians who are going to fall away(Matthew 24:12). Are you sure? Don’t be too proud(already not a good sign).

I don’t think that anyone in that crowd that welcomed Jesus into the city thought that they’d be crying for His blood a few short days later.  How does one explain their actions? Well, Jesus said that it was the hour of the power of darkness(Luke 22:53) and it seems that in an “hour” such as that, most bend to the enemy’s whims.  Just something to be said, there will be many “dark hours” apart from the end times.

So, what makes those who stay true to the Lord Jesus Christ different from those who don’t?  Not much, in the whole scheem of things, but there is some thing that can determine the difference.  We are all made the same, no one is “better” than the other, only God knows in each person’s heart who is His’ and who has fallen for the devil.  It is not anything that we have done, or not done, to be apart of God’s family; all we get  to do is accept God’s gift and ask Jesus to help us live our lives for Him.  There are other voices that are out there, one’s connected to His’ and others that maybe look and try to sound the part, but will lead in another direction. 

John 10:1-5 “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. And when he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, FOR THEY KNOW HIS VOICE. Yet they will by no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.”

Jesus’ sheep will know His voice. Some will not be apart of the flock because they didn’t hear His voice. There are many shepherds(even well meaning ones) who would lead us off a cliff. I’m making it a priority to KNOW His voice.

Ready for the playoffs

Posted in Sports world, Video with tags , , , , , , , on April 17, 2010 by rylanreed

I was watching the NBA a couple of weeks ago with some friends of mine and a commercial came on for the playoffs.  One of my friends commented on why the NBA was trying to make things seem like they were gangsta when they didn’t want their players acting like that at all.  I thought it was a funny way of looking at the commercial, but either way you look at it, its catchy…

here are a few more videos like the one above…

Direction to look

Posted in books, following Jesus, God with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 17, 2010 by rylanreed

If you would like to read the first two part of the series, you can go to Bad growing areas and Thrown seed

How can we start to interpret the Parable of the Sower and what Christ says? There are some books and commentaries that do help out, and here is one that you could look at to help. 

Final Confrontation is the last book in the Chronicles of the Host series. I haven’t read much of these books, but they do sound pretty interesting. The book is looking at the earth and life of Jesus in an angelic viewpoint, and there is a conversation in the book that occurs between two angels while Jesus is preaching the Parable of the Sower: “These parables which illustrate the point of His lesson in ways even humans can grasp. Only those who have ears to hear, corrected [the other]. Most of these are searching for a day’s meal rather than a life’s purpose and are therefore missing His point altogether.”

Matt. 13: 1- 9 “That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. 4 And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. 5 Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth of soil, 6 but when the sun rose they were scorched. And since they had no root, they withered away. 7 Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them. 8 Other seeds fell on good soil and produced grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. 9 He who has ears, let him hear.”

It was interesting to see how each angel saw what Jesus was talking about in totally different ways, but both being very true. The parables were easy explanations of what Jesus was really trying to get after and the point He was trying to make. They were said in a way that all humans could be able to grasp and understand.

But it is only really attainable to those who have ears to hear, since that is what Jesus said, right? How could that be since everyone has ears that are able to hear, unless they are a deaf person? The really interesting part is where Jesus quotes Isaiah: Isaiah 6:9 “Keep on hearing, but do not understand; Keep on seeing, but do not perceive.” Jesus says: “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!“(Mark 4:9). He obviously was speaking about spiritual perception, as was Isaiah. There are people that don’t and can not hear spiritually to what Jesus is saying and will not before their death.

What does all of this mean? It is really a HEART issue.  Where a person’s heart lies, will tell what a person wants out of life and where he/she will go with that life.  We all want to our own things and our own way, but some choose to hear that voice more than others. Now, I am not saying that those who choose to hear really do anything at all, because it is ONLY God who can produce any kind of good through us as human beings.  I didn’t choose to hear Christ, and I usually don’t choose to do good things, its only with Christ’s help that I can. This is a huge topic of debate, and I really can’t explain it for those that disagree. But I will say one thing, God is almighty and always good, and He controls all things!