Category Archives: Scriptural Perspective

Are You a Reluctant Prophet?

We like to look at Old Testament people like Daniel and Samuel and Abraham and talk about their willingness to serve God and speak forth on His behalf. These, and many others, boldly and readily followed God’s directives and spoke … Continue reading

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Adjusting Our Vision

I really like the way the New Testament depicts Old Testament characters. The book of Hebrews says this about the patriarch Abraham, “And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised.” (Hebrews 6:15) Do you remember the real story … Continue reading

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The Church

From the beginning of the Christian Church until now, major changes have occurred. I’m not talking about theological changes, although obviously those have also happened. I’m actually talking about geographical changes. The Church has grown and moved and expanded. And … Continue reading

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Forgiveness at Auschwitz

Eva Mozes Kor was born in 1934. She and her twin sister, Miriam, were the third and fourth children in their Romanian family. When the girls were just nine years old, the entire family was taken to the Nazi death … Continue reading

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Quiet You with Love

Not long ago I watched a video about a young girl, maybe six or seven years old. At one point she got upset. Really upset. She stomped and ran and yelled. Her dad ran after her. It took a few … Continue reading

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Anne, Abraham, and You

I am a big fan of Anne of Green Gables. My wife got me hooked on it years ago. In part, I’m so fascinated by Anne because she is such a memorable character. Her wide range of emotions – from … Continue reading

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True Humility

I recently preached a sermon about humility at our congregation. More than one person has now told me that something specific I said was helpful for them. What I said was simple: Humility is not thinking poorly of yourself. Real … Continue reading

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