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Shit’s Getting Real at Advent

In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.  Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered … Continue reading

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Do We Still Need Advent?

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and cry to her that her warfare is ended,     that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord‘s hand     double for all her sins. A voice … Continue reading

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Loneliness at Advent

18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about. His mother Mary and Joseph had promised to get married. But before they started to live together, it became clear that she was going to have a baby. She … Continue reading

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Greed Is Good*

  * Referring to Gordon Gekko’s famous quote from the movie, Wall Street: The point is ladies and gentlemen that greed, for lack of a better word, is good.  He that is greedy for gain troubleth his own house Proverbs … Continue reading

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Independence Day Thoughts

Luke 4:18 ESV The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, … Continue reading

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