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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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Is Loving God Hard?

Is loving God hard for you?  It is for me.  In fact, for many years it was impossible.  For much of that time, I was angry, and loving anything was hard.  Loving God was impossible.  Even after I dealt with … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

No one can know another’s heart.  We try, but as humans we simply do not have the ability to know another’s heart fully.  For that reason, we are often hurt and disappointed by family and friends.  This is especially true … Continue reading

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