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Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, the day Jesus was betrayed, denied, tried, spit upon, mocked, and then crucified, all for the forgiveness of your sins. The scripture alone is the best reflection on the day’s events, as they tell the story … Continue reading

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A Halo of Thorns

The jewels of a Christian are his afflictions (1) We tend to believe that the most Christ-like people are those who love others graciously and generously.  A Christian’s love for others, always receives the praise of the world. However, the … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Turf

We’re living here on the devil’s turf. (1) Sport teams frequently name their stadium, arena, court, or field, after a local hero.  We have: Lambeau Field for Packers Coach Curly Lambeau; Wrigley Field for Cubs owner William Wrigley, Jr.; The Dean Dome for UNC … Continue reading

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Real Men Cry

Do not alloy thy gold of faith with the dross of human confidence. (1) God told Joshua to be strong and courageous, but God never told Joshua to have faith in himself. Most of us believe that we have to have faith … Continue reading

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Unforgotten Yet Forgiven

We have a strange illusion that time cancels sin,  but time does nothing either to the fact  or to the guilt of a sin. (1) The blessing of time is that it dulls and whitewashes the memory of many sins. … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Yesterday was Fat Tuesday. Today is Ash Wednesday. Yesterday was party day. Today we confess. I have always thought that these days were mismatched. Excess immediately prior to penance. Fat Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. It never made sense to me. … Continue reading

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Doing It My Way

I am still confident of this:  I will see the goodness of the Lord  in the land of the living. Psalm 27:13 Each morning I compose a schedule for the day, putting things in order in their proper time and … Continue reading

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