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Cure the Common Chaos

Posted on 08/06/2015 02:28:15 PM

I, for one, am a fan of predictably calm and peaceful days in my life. It may be a lofty quest, but when the timing is right, I thoroughly soak-up and savor the experience. All too often though, the day's path gets derailed, changes course, and once in a while can be found a crumpled mess on the sid..

Whatever Happened to ‘Sutekh’ (High God of the Whole Nile Valley?)

Posted on 06/10/2015 10:14:03 AM

There seems to be so much conflict in the world today, so much misery, and to be honest the perpetrators of a great deal of this on-going misery claim to have God on their side. And let’s face it with a backer like that there is nothing that can be disallowed. Everything done in the name of Go..

Superstition is a Bad Word

Posted on 05/15/2015 03:00:50 AM

Before moving house, I throw away all the old brooms. But this is just an antiquated superstition. Inscription in the Asclepion at Epidayuros in Greece, imploring the god of Health for healing There is, at the outset of any serious pursuit of understanding religion and the history of religion..

Today - this Scripture is Fulfilled

Posted on 05/12/2015 01:24:00 PM

"Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” —Luke 4:21 “Isn't it interesting,” Dr. Fred Craddock points out, “that in Luke’s Gospel the first public spoken word of Jesus as an adult, apart from the reading of Scripture is today." The reign of Christ is to..

Jesus as Messiah

Posted on 04/13/2015 09:56:59 PM

One of the most important ways in which the Bible speaks of God in both the Old and New Testaments is that he rules as king. A king who creates, though was never created.  Who doesn't defy gravity, but created it. Who reaches out to the elements of nature, but whose kingship exte..

Risky Faith

Posted on 04/13/2015 09:53:09 PM

Hebrews chapter 11 reminds us that without faith there is not much a Christian can accomplish. Faith feels a lot like taking a risk.  Is being part of Christ’s kingdom risky?  Yes.  There is no 401K spiritual safety net.  Is it costly?  Yes.  We seldom have the re..

Seasons In The Sun

Posted on 03/20/2015 09:01:14 AM

This part of chapter two, followers this young artist through ten of the most difficult of her tumultuous life.  She talks of great losses, emotional ups and downs, of coping and family concerns.  Walk with her as she explains through the eyes of one who has been there, what she felt ..

You Can Do Anything You Put Your Mind To

Posted on 03/14/2015 10:47:54 AM

We continue in chapter 2 through Linda's teen years with a couple obstacles.  She has moved into a job, baptism, a steady boyfriend and some minor physical challenges.  This takes her through graduation, a prom and into a marriage at age eighteen.  Sexually abused as a child..

Life Goes On

Posted on 03/07/2015 10:48:13 AM

Chapt. 2, Part 2: Follow the author through her early teen years to see how she faces obstacles and grows through them.  Travel through this biography with the author as she experiences life as an adolescent.  Watch her character begin to take form through these issues and her reaction to ..

Abraham and Sarah

Posted on 03/03/2015 08:22:07 AM

  How often are we like Abraham and Sarah? How often do we laugh when God says something to us? How often, despite our best intentions, do we doubt God? (Genesis 17:1-10, 15-19).                I think it is very common, and I thi..

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