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Old 10-12-2005, 05:34 PM   #1
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I thought this was cool. I don't know if it's been posted before.

Luke 11:5-7

5Then he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, 6because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have nothing to set before him.'

7"Then the one inside answers, 'Don't bother me. The door is already locked, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give you anything.'
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Old 10-12-2005, 05:48 PM   #2
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I never noticed that before! Thanks for sharing that.
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Old 10-14-2005, 06:03 AM   #3
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Thank you! I may send that to my sister, who thinks cosleeping is sinful.
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Thank you! I may send that to my sister, who thinks cosleeping is sinful.
does she say why she thinks it is sinful?
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Old 10-25-2010, 06:24 AM   #5
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cool! i really enjoyed reading that sweet prayer
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Old 12-27-2010, 03:11 PM   #6
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This verse is one of the many reasons that the Bible is the ultimate parenting book :
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:39 AM   #7
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that prayer is so beautiful! I will definitely be sharing that!

I have often said that somehow I doubt that Jesus was in a crib in another room while Mary and Joseph slept peacefully through the night!
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Old 10-16-2005, 08:44 AM   #8
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I am so glad you posted that! I never noticed that before either although the guy was in the wrong for not giving some bread.!
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Old 10-19-2005, 07:06 AM   #9
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I think I'm going to have to show my mother in law that I was just telling my dh that last night...just seems like as nice as she is about she's always saying how much better it would be if he slept in his own bed...
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Old 12-12-2005, 11:09 AM   #10
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very cool!
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I've always liked that verse

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Wow!!! The Bible does address everything!!!
That is super cool!!
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Default Re: Co sleeping in the Bible

Awesome! There's also the one about the mothers coming to King Solomon because they were cosleeping and one mother rolled onto the baby. Of course the non-co-sleepers would go crazy with that verse though, wouldn't they?! But the fact is that co-sleeping appeared to be the norm. After all, King Solomon didn't ask why they were co-sleeping, he just helped solve the problem!
I think I saw another co-sleeping reference but I can't remember where it is. I'll try and find it!
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I am so glad you posted that! I never noticed that before either although the guy was in the wrong for not giving some bread.!
I know, right! Cool!
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Awesome! There's also the one about the mothers coming to King Solomon because they were cosleeping and one mother rolled onto the baby. Of course the non-co-sleepers would go crazy with that verse though, wouldn't they?! But the fact is that co-sleeping appeared to be the norm. After all, King Solomon didn't ask why they were co-sleeping, he just helped solve the problem!
I think I saw another co-sleeping reference but I can't remember where it is. I'll try and find it!
I thought with that passage one of the baby's just died in the middle of the night. I didn't know she rolled on the baby. They were not only co-sleeping, but nightime breastfeeding! The Bible does address everything!
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