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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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A Statute of Limitation on Hate

Is there a statute of limitation on hate? Is there a law against “the smear” and character assassinations? We live in a politically charged culture that is ripping families apart because it has become all too easy to put one more … Continue reading

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How Healthy is Our Economy

On October 16 the evening news for the three major networks in the Boston area gave zero minutes to the economic recovery that is underway in America, although there has been a clear update of good—great—news from the market as … Continue reading

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Being Spirit Filled

What I am about to say is not intended to be controversial much less theological. This is just a thought born out of decades of ministry and a continuing commitment to be faithful to the conviction that ministry wrought in … Continue reading

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The Lie

Part One: The Smear I just finished Sharyl Attkisson’s book, “The Smear:How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote.” It is one of a dozen books I have been reading (both … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Zephaniah 1:14 The great day of the Lord is near—near and coming quickly. The cry on the day of the Lord is bitter; the Mighty Warrior shouts his battle cry. :15 That day will be a day of wrath— a … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge In the Lord

There is a Hebrew word which means “to take refuge” that is consistently translated “to trust” in the King James Version.  There is a difference in meaning between the two ideas. So, you can imagine my surprise to find such … Continue reading

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Nahum

The prophet Nahum, scholarship informs, “celebrates the wrathful judgment of YHWH” (the Lord) [against the city of Nineveh].  The second verse uses the Hebrew word translated “vengeance/avenging” 3 times. The LORD is a jealous and avenging God; the LORD takes … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

In reading the story of Jonah in the Bible I was struck by the peculiar emphasis given to God’s compassion toward the city of Nineveh.  At a time when the prophets were preaching  woe and exile in Israel, Nineveh was … Continue reading

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Bored

I’m bored.  I am not depressed, though, perhaps, a tad discouraged.  But I am clearly bored! I wake up around 4:00 each morning and l lie there wondering what I want to do this day of my retirement, but I come … Continue reading

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