Sunday, October 26, 2008

Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries

Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries:
His mercy is on them that fear him; it has always been so; ... for them that fear him, and this from generation to generation; for there are gospel privileges transmitted by entail, and intended for perpetuity."

Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries

Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries: "And, if God regards her low estate, he not only thereby gives a specimen of his favour to the whole race of mankind, whom he remembers in their low estate, as the psalmist speaks (Ps. 136:23),"

Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries

Luke 1.47-48 Magnificat

Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries: "He has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden; that is, he has looked upon her with pity, for so the word is commonly used. 'He has chosen me to this honour, notwithstanding my great meanness, poverty, and obscurity.’’ Nay, the expression seems to intimate, not only (to allude to that of Gideon, Jdg. 6:15) that her family was poor in Judah, but that she was the least in her father’s house, as if she were under some particular contempt and disgraced among her relations, was unjustly neglected, and the outcast of the family, and God put this honour upon her, to balance abundantly the contempt."

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Without a Bailout Plan, What Will the Cost Be? - TIME

Without a Bailout Plan, What Will the Cost Be? - TIME: "But orderly isn't the same as cheap. To get Citigroup to absorb Wachovia, the FDIC agreed to share the risk on a $312 billion portfolio of loans (Citi has to eat the first $42 billion in potential losses; anything above that hits the FDIC fund).

Also, the fact that every big FDIC deal so far in this crisis has been different — IndyMac was allowed to fail, with only insured deposits safe; WaMu was seized, but all depositors were protected;"

Monday, September 29, 2008

A Disavowal of Middleclassness- William Kristol: How McCain wins - International Herald Tribune

William Kristol: How McCain wins - International Herald Tribune: "The McCain campaign might consider responding by calling attention to Chapter 14 of Obama's eloquent memoir, 'Dreams From My Father.' There Obama quotes from the brochure of Wright's church - a passage entitled, 'A Disavowal of the Pursuit of Middleclassness.'"