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So Glad To See You

Not that I’d verbalize it this way, but I wonder if sometimes, deep down, I think that what Christ’s done for us is done. That the Son of Man who “came not to be served but to serve, and to … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

His disciples wanted to know when it would happen. They wanted to know what would be the signs. But, if I’m picking up what Jesus has been laying down in Mark 13, He wanted them to be more concerned with … Continue reading

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At Hand

Nope! Didn’t happen. The clock didn’t strike midnight and everything cleared. No switch was thrown, no corner was turned. In fact, 2021 began much like 2020 ended. Still a pandemic raging. Still an economy suffering. Still so many people reeling. … Continue reading

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Keep Your Shirt On

I meet with a buddy on Thursday nights. We met last night. We were both tired. Feeling it physically, feeling it emotionally, and if we’re honest, kinda feeling it spiritually. Weary is the word that kept coming up in the … Continue reading

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Interpret the Present Time

Wrapping up Luke 12 this morning. Don’t know that I’ve ever read these past few daily readings with such an awareness of their connectedness (that’s one of the dangers of parsed out, daily readings). But I’m thinking the Spirit has … Continue reading

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Snoozin’

“I’ll take parable connections for 300, Alex.” “Okay. The common condition of those who, because they are rich, are consumed incessantly with building bigger barns, and those who, because they are not so rich, are preoccupied continually with putting food … Continue reading

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Stay Awake

It’s a mystery. How God the Son, who is one with God the Father, doesn’t know something the Father knows. How God the Son, who is fully God, and thus is omniscient, is all knowing except for one thing. How … Continue reading

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Contend for the Faith

Throwback Friday (I know, not a thing, but that’s what today’s gonna be). I’m hovering over the brief letter written by Jude and thinking about how I would just as soon chew on the good tasting stuff of verses 24 … Continue reading

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The Weighed Down Heart

Hung out with friends from out of town yesterday. They arrived on Sunday afternoon and we did a lot of our visiting in the way that we know how to do it best–over food. Yesterday morning we went out for … Continue reading

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