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Aquinas and Being Human

Thomas Aquinas intrigues me. He is a bright light of both intellect and christian profession during Europe’s otherwise Dark Ages. He was a Priest and Philosopher during the 13th Century. Although much of his writing towers well above my diminutive … Continue reading

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Sensing the Word

Time and space, among other things, separate the reality of man from the existence of God. The Almighty Creator is above and outside of all that confines. Only the material world and the spiritual formed realities, like angels, have bodies … Continue reading

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Unity, Unity, Where There Is No Unity

It sounds so Godly, so ecumenical. Unity – Let’s just get along. The call for unity, in its seminary form, has become the plague of the modern Christian church. The Spirit has forewarned that many wolves and false teachers will … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ In Me – The greatest response to the gospel

There is one work that stands above all others, a gift from God that is offered to every believer. It is the greatest responding act to the gospel, bar none. Nothing else is spoken of as often, in terms of … Continue reading

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It is God’s Will – or is it?

The baby dies way before its time, and the well-meaning friend comes forward with drawn face and resolutely pronounces, “Well, apparently it was God’s will.” It seems that many have come to the belief that if something occurs, whether good … Continue reading

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Immersion Therapy

Learning comes in many ways, but when a subject is especially challenging, there is no better method than immersing ourselves in it. In my early years, I recall trying to learn to water ski. Time and again, I would put … Continue reading

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Direction Of Pleasure – a commentary on worship and entertainment

It’s all about finding that sweet spot. Each of us is different, but we all look for those things, experiences, and relationships that please us. Life worth living can often be measured in terms of how we feel and how … Continue reading

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But God Knows My Heart

How easily we find phrases that help justify our tendency toward selfishness and rebellion. Undoubtedly you have heard from others, if not from your own vocal cords, the popular phrase, “But God knows my heart!” It is typically presented in … Continue reading

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Cold Love in the Face of Global Warming

All the reports over the past week are thousands of miles away. A Christian missionary is kidnapped in Nigeria by those angry with what she represents. Christians in Libya are attacked and decapitated for world-wide viewing. Dozens of Christians are … Continue reading

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Cope Dope or Hope

Success in the face of difficulties is what makes heroes. One thing guaranteed to all is the opportunity to deal with hardship, pain, loss, difficulties, and undesirable problems. They come to us all, and to the last man standing, we … Continue reading

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