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Asking For Help

       Do you have as much trouble asking for help as I do? I’m far happier about responding to requests from others for help than I am to ask for another’s kindness. I’m not sure what that’s all about. … Continue reading

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God’s New Publicists

John 14:1-14 Christians are God’s new publicists—or they are supposed to be. Unfortunately, they tend to promote a God of the Old Testament. It’s a nice gesture toward the faith of the Jewish tradition. But any depiction of the nature … Continue reading

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An Elephant in the Room

John 9:1-41                                             Once there was a village where all the inhabitants were blind. One day, a man passed through riding an elephant. A group of the village men cried out asking the rider to let them touch the great … Continue reading

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Reformation is Returning to God

       I learned a deeper meaning of repentance this week. In a nutshell it means “returning to the image of God – oneness, unity.”      I also learned that 60+ per cent of the universe is made up of … Continue reading

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No Unforgiveable Sin

Mark 3:20-35 I’m sorry. I don’t buy the theology that there is an unforgiveable sin. One sin is so bad that not even Jesus’s dying on a cross can cover it? Speaking against the Holy Spirit can bring you eternal … Continue reading

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The Image You Bear

Matthew 22:15-22 This post piggy-backs on my previous post. When I was in Eureka Springs, AR, in August, I went into a quaint little shop that specialized in rocks, jewelry, coins, sculptures, paintings, some textiles, … okay, okay, so he … Continue reading

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Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43 Mr. Rogers used to say: “Have you ever noticed that the very same people who are bad sometimes are the very same people who are good sometimes?” I came across an  illustration that I’ve adapted to try to … Continue reading

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