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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Adulthood (07/30/09)

TITLE: Adulthood, USA
By Deborah Caruso
07/31/09


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Adulthood, USA

County, Coming of Age

Address, 1 Way, Gospel Highway

Median age at Christ’s time: 12 years
Median age in 21st Century, 36 years

Housing in Adulthood
If any provide not for his own and specially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel. 1 Timothy 5:8
Through wisdom is a house built; and by understanding it is established: Proverbs 24:3

Crime prevention in Adulthood
Have no gods before the Lord God
Do not take the name of the Lord God in vain
Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy
Honor father and mother
Do not murder
Do not commit adultery
Do not steal
Do not bear false witness against your neighbor
Do not covet anything that is your neighbor’s
Love the Lord thy God with all your heart, soul and mind
Love your neighbor as yourself Exodus 20/Matthew 22

Average climate in Adulthood
Charitable. Rain or shine, it is always calm. Suffers long and is kind. Envies not, and does not boast. Is never puffed up. Seeks not his or her own, and is not easily angered. Is never dark by thinking evil, and never rejoices in iniquity but always rejoices in the truth. Is stable. Bears, believes, hopes, endures all things, and never fails. 1 Corinthians 13
…no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine…Ephesians 4:14

Adulthood government
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

Adulthood transportation
For we walk by faith, not by sight: 2 Corinthians 5:7
And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and has given himself for us…Ephesians 5:2
For you were sometimes darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light. (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;) Ephesians 5:8-9
Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.
Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. Proverbs 4:14-15

Adulthood education
Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. 2 Timothy 2:15-16

Adulthood employment
Whatsoever your hand finds to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, …Ecclesiastes 9:10

Languages in Adulthood
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ. Ephesians 4:15
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. Proverbs 15:1
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: Proverbs 15:4
He that has knowledge spares his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Proverbs 17:27

Current Local Time in Adulthood
…now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 2 Corinthians 6:2

Adulthood household income
Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in my house, and prove me now herewith says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it. Malachi 3:10

Fitness statistics in Adulthood
If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small. Proverbs 24:5

Churches in Adulthood
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see the day approaching. Hebrews 10:25

Highways in Adulthood
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil…Proverbs 16:17

Media in Adulthood
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. 1 Corinthians 15:33

(KJV, slight language revisions)


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Lisa Keck08/06/09
Very good.
Seema Bagai 08/06/09
A creative, unique look at the topic.
Linda Goergen08/06/09
I really enjoyed this read! It reminds me of one of those creative and inspiration e-mails that gets passed around to bless people and make them think!
Very original take on the challenge!
Dan Blankenship 08/07/09
Very unique approach to this week's challenge.

I liked this.

May God bless and keep your creative juices flowing.

Sincerely,
Dan Blankenship

Rachel Phelps08/12/09
Cool way to work with this topic! I like it a lot.
Norma-Anne Hough 08/13/09
Very creative and original:)
Good work.