Category Archives: Christianity

MEN #3 THE BETTER DESTINATION

Historian Paul Johnson, in his book, “The Quest for God”, states the essential importance of the spiritual questions in life. He says, Advertisements

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MEN #2 REVISITED

The second question Jesus asked the multitudes concerning John the Baptist, points out another characteristic of the type of men we need now. “What went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment?

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MEN #1 REVISITED

What does this country need? When it comes to economic solutions I prefer Marx- Groucho, not Karl- who said what this country needs is a good ten-cent nickel. He said when some one purchased something for a nickel they would … Continue reading

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THE UNMOORED MILLENIAL

We are told that there are three basic questions to pose when confronted by a situation in need of change. “Where are we?” “Where do we want to be?” And, “How do we get there?” If a recent article on … Continue reading

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“WHAT WE SAY HERE”

Most of the media coverage has followed the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy. The T.V. specials, the recently released books, and newly espoused theories, are just more in the continuing fascination our nation has had with … Continue reading

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BETRAYAL OF THE CODE-A THIEF’S CONVERSION

“All such considerations become pointless when I shall so soon be disembarking.” Continue reading

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Not Just Another Pretty Phrase- The 400th Anniversary of the KJV

“A culture that does not possess this common store of image and allegory will be a perilously thin one. To seek relentlessly to update it or make it “relevant” is to miss the point, like yearning for a ‘hip-hop Shakespeare. … Continue reading

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THE OTHER PRODIGAL

Christ’s story of the Prodigal Son is one of the most beloved parables in the Bible. It tells of the long-suffering love of God through the eyes of a father who has the heartbreak of seeing his son go into … Continue reading

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The Seventh Notch

Since I first posted this, I have come to believe even more that Christians are willingly relinquishing treasured aspects of worship that they would fight to preserve if someone tried to forcibly take them away. In Daniel Defoe’s 1791 novel, … Continue reading

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