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A Question of Relevancy: Jonah the Racist?

Many churches strive to make their teachings “Monday morning relevant.”  Whether one is speaking of the sermon delivered from the pulpit or an Adult Bible study lesson, the question of relevancy seems to be stressed quite often. Please do not … Continue reading

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A Tortured Path … one small step

A Christian testimony may be defined as the story of one’s walk with God. On the other hand, some may consider it a statement of how one accepted Jesus the Christ as his or her savior. Either way, there is … Continue reading

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A Question Unasked?

A sermon at AnOldSinner’s home church earlier this year focused on the subject of hearing God’s voice. It was a great sermon, and it clearly reinforced one of my biggest challenges. Listening to God is hard for AnOldSinner, and the sermon reminded … Continue reading

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A Loving God?

A couple of years ago AnOldSinner wrote “Of Job and Ants.” I was reminded of this piece during a sermon at my home church recently. We were starting a series on suffering, and Job was mentioned. Of course, I immediately … Continue reading

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The Last Voice You Hear

AnOldSinner recently ran across a story about the last moments of life.  It was not, however, a true story.  It was the story of a fictional death of a fictional character, Calvin from the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes.” The story was well written and made … Continue reading

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A Defensive Position

AnOldSinner commented on the meaning and importance of a Christian’s testimony a few weeks ago.  One point made in “Unsworn Testimony” is how important the testimony may be to  someone hearing it.  While one’s testimony is important, the problem as … Continue reading

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God’s Will Be Done?

The hot topic one morning recently on a local radio talk show was abortion.  The conservative host’s position was that life is sacred and abortion is morally wrong.  He found it disturbing that so many callers found abortion acceptable.  He … Continue reading

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