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Go About Doing Good

I’ve written elsewhere about the false dichotomy pushed by some pastors, primarily from the Calvinist camp, between doing good to our neighbors and preaching. Their primary argument is people need salvation more than they need healing. We will set aside the ironic fact in the New Testament the two words,…

You Are Redeemed

Given April 26, 2020 – The Third Sunday of Easter Lessons Acts 2:14a; 2:36-47 or Isaiah 43:1-12 Psalm 116:10-17 1 Peter 1:13-25 Luke 24:13-35 In our gospel reading today we are walking with two disciples: one is named Cleopas, the other possibly his wife, named Mary. A couple who are…

Struggle

I am willing to bet every Christian has heard or read the verse of Jesus saying, “Take up your cross and follow me.” It is found twice in Matthew (10:38, 16:24) and once in Mark 8:34 and Luke 9:23. Most quoted is the one in Luke: “If anyone would come…

Rights

I am amazed by the disunity of our nation. I would have thought this crisis would have brought us together in order to fight against this invisible enemy that we have. But alas, it has not. The left sees the right as not doing enough and the right sees the…

Emanations

During this crisis, I am sure many have thought about death, the afterlife, and all that it entails. Many Christians look forward to heaven, its spenders, and lack of coronavirus, corrupt governments, and greedy neighbors. But is heaven really our final destination? I was watching an episode of Star Trek…