Tag Archives: death defeated

Gathered to His People

Euphemisms, we use them all the time. Using a word or phrase in place of another word or phrase that makes us uncomfortable. In my corporate life, we often preferred to talk about “downsizing” rather than “job eliminations.” For those … Continue reading

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Weird Conversations

Several weeks ago my brother-in-law phoned me. He wanted to talk to me about his funeral. He has been battling cancer for the past couple of years and his body had been indicating quite clearly that the fight would soon … Continue reading

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Swallowed Up By Life

The best is yet to come. For the believer that’s always a true statement. No matter how good it has been, the best is yet to come. No matter how good it is, or might get, the best is still … Continue reading

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Destroy Jesus

There was no legal basis for their accusations. Nor any moral imperative that merited their rage and indignation. And, if the Roman governor had been versed in such things, he would have found that even their theological charges against Him … Continue reading

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Eternal Economics

Hovering over Psalm 49 this morning. A song, it seems to me, about economics. Eternal economics. The songwriter solving a riddle with lyrics and melody (v.4) as he considers the ultimate advantage of wealth. (Spoiler alert . . . none). … Continue reading

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There Is A Refuge

We sang about heaven yesterday morning. One of the songs, probably not the most theological in nature, was a real toe tapper. In what is normally a non-clapping church, some were even moved to assume the “clappetory” position and make … Continue reading

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Two Desires

Reaching into the archives this morning and dusting off some thoughts from 2009. Found chewing again on the tension found in Moses’ death helpful as we continue to deal with the reality of sojourning without her. ——- Wrapped up Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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The Living One

When John saw Him, all he could do was go facedown before Him. John, “on the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus,” was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day when … Continue reading

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