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True Comfort

I began reading Isaiah 40 devotionally looking through the Hebrew text and found it too rich with meaning to slice off more than 8 verses before stopping to record this meditation.  Scholarship remarks: So far as the language is concerned, … Continue reading

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Blackface & Identity Politics

It is interesting to observe the struggles a society put itself through when it fails to recognize and take to heart the wisdom of Scripture. The news cycles for the last week or so have been monopolized by concerns about … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Consider the potential impact for peace of a religion whose founder promoted a wide-spread and unconditional forgiveness at the moment of his death—a tortured and undeserved death. Consider the testimony of one of the followers of this religious thought whose … Continue reading

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Forgiveness v. Atheism

Atheism maintains that all religion is debunked by the sheer fact that it lives outside any scientific measurement of authenticity. If we are to credit religion with anything, atheism says, it has to be the many wars, the hate, and … Continue reading

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Proving God Exists

Science The cornerstone of science is that true results are repeatable. But a little chaos intervenes at times to suggest we are not the guardians of 100% of the facts, whenever the same experiment offers slightly varied results. Still approaching … Continue reading

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Off Script

I’m [was] in my bedroom at the foot of my bed using my iPhone as a “kind-of” microphone. Reminds me of when I used to be in the pulpit and I couldn’t take back whatever I said, I couldn’t edit … Continue reading

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The End of Money

Many christians long to dissect the book of Revelation to decipher its message in a modern context. We may, at last, be appreciative how events support the believer’s heart cry for the imminent return of our Lord. Natural disasters suggesting … Continue reading

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The Magi

“Who were they” “why were they seeking Jesus” “what became of them” “why gold, frankincense and myrrh”? Who were they? Four meanings are found together in almost every age. A magician A deceiver or seducer [2 Timothy 3:13 uses a … Continue reading

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Of Heavenly Things

Eternity [I John 5:13]; infinite and unconditional love and forgiveness [I John 4:18]; a peace that knows no threat, no anxiety, no fear [Philippians 4:7]; a joy with unlimited energy [I Peter 1:8]; a voice that never tires [Revelation 4:8]; … Continue reading

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I’ve Changed my Mind

I had found it emotionally painful and stressful to watch the cable news networks where most of the argy bargy is pure bilge—rhetorical expostulations, dogmatic flapdoodle and the vituperations of popinjays not journalists …and this 24/7 because many people find … Continue reading

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