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Do Not Resist an Evildoer

         Do not resist an evildoer. That’s a hard thing to do. It goes against human nature. And that’s why following Jesus is so difficult. This is how he said it:     “You have heard that it was … Continue reading

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Be a Rope When Facing Evil

Matthew 5:38-48 From youth when told that Jesus cast out evil spirits, I imagined Casper-like demonic beings that got inside and disrupted one’s internal harmony of body or mind. They were external forces. Imagining disconnected spiritual entities is a child’s … Continue reading

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Rest and Relaxation Aid Creativity

       Have you had any bright ideas lately? Maybe you’re too busy to have one.      By bright idea, I mean something new, innovative, unique, outside the box, revolutionary… something that no one else has discovered. And I have … Continue reading

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Mental Illness – A Different Form of Evil

  It’s happened again. Another mass shooting. Twenty unarmed people engaged in their daily work attacked by an unbalanced person and resulting in twelve deaths. Yet according to news reports, the shooter was balanced enough to seek help from a … Continue reading

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Overcoming Evil with Education

  Matt. 15:19      When I was researching material for my second book, In Living Color: The Lord’s Prayer, I was introduced to a new way of understanding evil. The seventh petition of the prayer Jesus taught his disciples seeks … Continue reading

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Evil Spirits

  In my last blog, I talked about different ways of thinking of evil, as defined through Aramaic interpretation. I didn’t relate it to evil spirits. Pictures like the one here make it hard to reduce your image that evil … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

  This is the good news from nature today. Light. In the wee hours of the morning, I walked along the sleepy road that comes to an end at a boat ramp a mile from my home. No traffic had … Continue reading

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