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In the Blood?

John Mayer, like a number of other pop, blues or whatever singers, is testing the waters of country music.  According to billboard.com, his entry into the country music genre is a “folky1 single ‘In the Blood.’” AnOldSinner heard the song … Continue reading

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What! Me Worry

AnOldSinner’s church pride’s itself on being “Monday morning relevant.” That means messages from the pulpit are designed to give congregants information they can use to live in the world while focusing on their relationship with Christ. One way to accomplish … Continue reading

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And, So It Goes

One Sunday not long ago a pastor was preaching a weighty sermon dealing with suffering. He opined that some people had a hard time reconciling a loving God with human suffering. Accordingly, he said some pastors and ministers simply chose … 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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Doing the Hard Work

This writer posted a piece entitled “The Easy Way Out” in An Old Cops Place.  It took liberals and conservatives to task for the fact they are not willing to do the hard work.  At the extremes’ both liberals and … Continue reading

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A Question of Significance

The small group study at our church recently undertook the question of significance.  Within a larger topic, the lesson addressed the question of individual significance.  An illustration in this particular lesson was a Calvin and Hobbes comic strip in which Calvin screams … Continue reading

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Sins of The Father

We are all sinners.  Since we are, sin is often a topic of sermons, discussions, books, articles and arguments. There are sermons about what constitutes sin. There are arguments about which sins are more serious, and which, if any, are … Continue reading

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