Category Archives: religion

It’s Up to Us

And the Lord said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me … Continue reading

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Slapped Out of Our Stupor

5 for you are all children of light and children of the day; we are not of the night or of darkness. 6 So then let us not fall asleep as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober; 7 for those who … Continue reading

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Walkin’ with Jesus, or Runnin’ with the Devil?

43 Why do you not understand what I say? It is because you cannot accept my word. 44 You are from your father the devil, and you choose to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and does … Continue reading

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When Darkness Threatens

You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the … Continue reading

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A Right Mind

Those who are spiritual discern all things, and they are themselves subject to no one else’s scrutiny.“For who has known the mind of the Lord    so as to instruct him?”But we have the mind of Christ.1 Corinthians 2:15-16 (New Revised Standard … Continue reading

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What If?

I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing. Whoever does not abide in me is thrown away like a branch … Continue reading

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After Easter

When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace … Continue reading

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Easter 2.0

Scripture Reference: The Resurrection of Jesus. Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24, and John 20 It’s Easter Sunday, or Resurrection Day if you like. Today, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the grave. It’s the celebration of God’s victory … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Reflection

Then Jesus cried again with a loud voice and breathed his last.Matthew 27:50 (New Revised Standard Version) It was the culmination of a long night: betrayal; desertion; arrest; a kangaroo court with false accusations; beatings; interrogations; mockings; a humiliating parade … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Scripture reference: The Last Supper Matthew 26:17-30, Mark 14:22-26, Luke 22:7-38, and John 14 It was one of the poignant moments in the Gospels: the Last Supper (or Seder since it was the Passover feast). Poignant because we see the … Continue reading

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