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The Lion and the Lamb!

Tomorrow is March 1st. And, of course, we always think about the annual question of whether March will come in like a lamb and go out like a lion - or visa versa. Based on the incredible weather this morning, ...

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Lower Than the Angels…?

This morning, I started another session with the women's Bible study that I help lead. There are as many as 30 people in the program and we decided to do a six-week study on the book of Hebrews. This is ...

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Staying in the Word…

Most of us make New Year's resolutions and it doesn't take long before we lose steam and forget about what we really wanted to accomplish in the new year. So this year Janet and I didn't make any New Year's ...

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From the Latin, Adventus…

We heard a great sermon in church this morning right after the lighting of the Advent candle at the start of the service. Unless I am mistaken, most people will recognize that the name of this post has to do ...

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The Gospels and Christmas…

I just finished teaching a short series on the writers of the four Gospels and how their differing styles and messages form a more complete look at the life, miracles and divinity of Jesus. It is presumed that Mark wrote ...

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The Little Library

Earlier this week, as I was studying some background material on the book of Mark, I went to the room that I call my library - a windowless room in the lower level that houses binders from all my classes ...

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Through the Bible…

Last spring, I had the pleasure of helping Kristin with her Soul Sisters church group of ladies. They were doing a devotional study and asked me to come in early each week and help to explain theological concepts and Bible ...

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Being Ruthful…

I happened to be reading an article on the origins of the word "ruthless" and found it interesting that the word means to be "without ruth..." I never thought that there was a word "ruth" other than a proper name ...

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A Full Heart…

I was speaking with a friend of mine several weeks ago when I heard words that I have not heard in many years - in fact, since I was a young child in the presence of my grandmother. She used ...

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Ashes to Ashes – Dust to Dust?

This week marks twenty two years since Mom died and we had her funeral prior to internment at a cemetery in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Twenty years before that, in 1978, we laid Dad to rest after a long ...

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