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God in our Sufferings

Martin Luther once suggested that the deepest revelation of the character of God is in the weakness, suffering and death on the cross. This is the exact opposite of where humanity expected to find God. Even today some Christians expect … Continue reading

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DELIVER US FROM EVIL

I can’t help but think that in our overthrowing one particular evil in a region of the world another more monstrous evil was perpetuated. I am not sure of the exact application of these next words but they are worth … Continue reading

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Taking it for granted.

So I have been thinking that the reason many folks, including myself, don’t get the whole ‘love of God’ thing is that we take for granted God’s love. That love thing is what God does, doesn’t he? What’s the big … Continue reading

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A Weak and Watered Down God Just Won’t Do

As followers of Jesus we are all called to enter the fray of life just like our Lord did. We are told to be ‘in’ the world without being ‘of’ the world. Jesus told his disciples they would be like … Continue reading

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IN CHRIST ALONE

So within a certain denominational church in these parts a group of ‘experts’ working on a new hymnal have decided NOT TO INCLUDE a particularly beautiful hymn entitled IN CHRIST alone. The reason they give is that line of the … Continue reading

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THE CROSS TODAY

Jesus tells us to take up our cross and follow him. What precisely is that cross for us in 21st century America? (See Matthew 16:24) Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves … Continue reading

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