Monthly Archives: March 2016

Not of This World

I’m so tired of the political rhetoric that flies at us from every angle. “He’s awful!” “He’s even worse!” “She’s going to destroy the country!” Why are we so up in arms about these things? Don’t misunderstand. I’m as concerned … Continue reading

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Those Tricksters … Like Me

“And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, … said to him, ‘Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.’” (Mark 10:35-37) I’ve taught about this passage many times. Those haughty … Continue reading

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Flying Toward God

Recently I’ve been reading through the Gospel of Luke. Numerous passages throughout that vividly descriptive book gripped me. But none commanded my attention more than these nine words about Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane: “And being in an agony … Continue reading

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“I Never Made the List”

Some time ago, I heard a speaker talk about a husband and wife who were celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. At the celebration party, a young woman approached the wife and asked her the secret for their longevity in marriage. … Continue reading

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