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The Problem with Adultery

Matt. 5:27-32      I’ve retranslated (in rough drafts) the Gospels of Mark and Luke and now I’m working on Matthew. So far, unfortunately, chapter five of Matthew has to be one of the chapters that I’m most disappointed in how … Continue reading

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A New Interpretation of Luke’s Beatitudes

  Considering the explanations in Greek and Aramaic for the words and phrases in Luke 6:20-31, this is how I would interpret it: +   +   + Then Jesus lifted up his eyes toward his disciples, and said: Coming to completion are … Continue reading

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Where’s the Salt?

  Luke 14:25-33 Have you ever been telling a joke, and then as you get closer to the last line, you start to doubt whether or not you’ve got the punch line perfect? If you don’t get it right, the … Continue reading

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Sample Chapter of In Living Color: The Beatitudes

  After some length of time trying to decide what made me think I should make some changes in my second book in the In Living Color series called The Beatitudes, I revamped the last two chapters. Now I’m ready to … Continue reading

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Sample Chapter of ILC: The Lord’s Prayer

      I’ve been wanting to put a sample of my first book of the In Living Color series online The Lord’s Prayer  (look here for the UK) so you can see how it’s different than most explanations of this beautiful … Continue reading

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New Book Release! In Living Color: The Beatitudes

  I’m happy to announce the release of the second book in my In Living Color series, The Beatitudes, is now available from Amazon for Kindle apps. In this book, I explore the Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount … Continue reading

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Programs for Happiness – Letting Go

Matthew 5:1-12 As the spiritual leader of a congregation, I think it’s my duty to encourage people to ask questions about what they’ve been taught, and to give them permission to agree or disagree with me and others so that they … Continue reading

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