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The Face of Jesus

“Whose Jesus?” and “Which Jesus?” discussed the questions or problems one can encounter when people see Jesus differently. In both instances, the problem, as this writer saw it, was people seeking a persona in Jesus that they could accept or … Continue reading

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Blessed?

An article caught AnOldSinner’s eye not long ago. The article questioned the use of the word blessed by Christians. In fact, the writer opined this was a word Christians should quit using. Of course, he did not simply give that … Continue reading

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To Lie in Green Pastures

How often have you heard, read or recited the 23rd Psalms?  For most Christians it is a familiar Psalm. In fact, many non-Christians know it as well, at least in part.  “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow … 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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Unsworn Testimony

For most of the United States, if not the English-speaking world, the word testimony brings certain images to mind.  People think of someone giving testimony in a trial or before an investigating body of some sort.  Certainly, most have had … Continue reading

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Of Job and Ants

On the opening night of a bible study on the Book of Job, the class leader told the story of his relationship with an ant colony. Every day, he parks in the same parking spot at work.  Over the years … 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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