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A Change of Clothes…

We have four grandsons. And it has come to be something of a rite of passage that whenever there is a graduation or other important event at school, Janet and I take them shopping for outfits appropriate for the occasion. ...

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Kepler’s World…

Earlier this week, the world celebrated its birthday - at least according to noted German mathematician and astronomer, Johannes Kepler. According to Kepler, the world was created on April 27, 4977 B.C. (before Christ). Now, this seems like some random ...

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Difficult Verses…

We are going through the New Testament at church this year - in fact, we are reading it cover to cover and the sermon series is based on the verses and chapters that we are to read each week. We ...

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Easter is Over… Now What?

We have just passed through the period of Lent; and the celebration of Easter last Sunday. After denying ourselves during the period of Lent, in solidarity with sacrificing something of value to us in anticipation of Good Friday, Holy Saturday ...

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The Empty Tomb and the Folded Cloth…

It's Easter, 2021. This week, we have been reviewing the different things that happened during the final days before the death of Jesus. Today, we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. Almost all Christians know the Easter story. The Scripture tells ...

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And Be Not Drunk…

I am a member of a family that seemed particularly sensitive to alcohol consumption. It's not important to go into details about who, or when, but suffice it to say that I had been around it my entire life and ...

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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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