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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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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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