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Biblical Languages…

One of the reasons that Janet and I thought that I should attend seminary was that I wanted to be able to study the Bible in the original languages. I know that was a lofty goal - especially because languages ...

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Nuggets for the Soul Sisters…

I was speaking with a dear friend of mine this evening - telling him about my invitation to work with and teach the Soul Sisters Bible study group that I have been a part of for the past several years. ...

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Blue Moon… Or Not?

I happened to stop by one of those large box stores today, on a mission to find a tripod. Not so that I could take pictures, but the tripod that I use for my telescope has worn out and I ...

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Team Jesus…

The divisions in our country continue to get worse and there is more polarity today than at any time in my life. Likewise, there are more divisions in the church than I have ever seen and I am reminded of ...

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The Ebeneezer…

Today, in church, we sang "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing," an old Christian hymn, now in the public domain but originally written by Robert Robertson. He was 22 at the time he wrote the hymn back in 1757. A ...

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Biblical Eclipses…

Earlier this week, the earth experienced a lunar eclipse. Within the United States, only Hawaii, Alaska, the western states and several other locations were hosts to a total lunar eclipse. That's when the earth totally obscures the light of the ...

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Pentecost – the Beginning of the Church!

Well, tonight's post starts with an admission - I blew it... You may recall that 50 days ago, I wrote about Easter and liturgical colors - that is, the various colors that represent the seasons of the church calendar. Easter, ...

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Sealed and Safe…

As some of you already know, I enjoy cooking on our smoker. I have had barbecue grills for years - and I really love to make beef jerky. But with the popularity of the jerky that I have made, I ...

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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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