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Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 1945, seventy-four years ago today, Soviet troops entered the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland and liberated those who had not yet been murdered by the Nazis. More than 1.1 million Jews, and a total of 1.3 million ...

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About Cryoseisms…

It's been a strange week so far. We've already had a Super Blood Wolf Moon on Sunday evening and other kinds of geological events here on earth. The total lunar eclipse was interesting because it was the first time this ...

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The News of Jesus

There is a post circulating on Facebook right now having to do with the celebration of the news of Jesus - BEFORE His birth. In fact, I have seen that several of you who are avid readers of TBTB have ...

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Don’t Shoot my Dog!

Throughout the years, Janet and I have had many dogs, and cats, as pets. We picked out our first two dogs several weeks after we were married back in August, 1973 and, with the exception of several months, have not ...

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The Wall…

This evening I was thinking about all the talk around building the "Wall" along our southern border to stop, or at least greatly reduce, the number of illegal immigrants entering the United States. This initiative has become a hot button ...

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Grapes and Red Underwear…

New Year's Eve 2018 has come and gone, as has new Year's Day 2019. Like many Americans, we watched the various programs, such as Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest. In all honesty, I found all the ...

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Coram Deo

For many people, this season of Christmastide can be lonely. Older folks in nursing homes, the unemployed and even those people who have great families can struggle with the inevitable feeling of being alone. Sometimes, the separation is intentional as ...

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Comfort and Joy…

Several weeks ago, I subscribed to the Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) Christmas devotional that provides twenty five messages starting December 1 and going through Christmas Day. It is written by the various staff and professors of that wonderful institution and ...

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Tradition…

More and more families these days have dispensed with traditions and are doing what is convenient as opposed to what binds us to our past. Thanksgiving is certainly one of those days, perhaps the most important one other than Christmas, ...

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Mercy and Grace…

I had a really interesting question from our niece yesterday. During her weekly Bible study, her group got into a discussion about the difference between grace and mercy. Frankly, I thought it would be a topic of general interest and ...

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