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"Woke", Yet Not Awake

Wake up from your sleep,Climb out of your coffins;Christ will show you the light!Ephesians 5:14b (The Message) We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today, we celebrate the birthday of … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2017

Tomorrow we will celebrate the 241st birthday of the United States of America.  We will have our parades, cookouts, beach trips (unless you live in New Jersey), outings, and fireworks to cap off the day.  Some of us (including me) … Continue reading

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Justice for Lent

The Lord has shown you what is good.     He has told you what he requires of you. You must act with justice.     You must love to show mercy. And you must be humble as you live in the sight of … Continue reading

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An Advent for the Rest of Us

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,     because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;     he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,     and the opening … Continue reading

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Now More Than Ever

But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.  Amos 5:24 (King James Version) Yesterday was the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; he would have been 87 had he lived today.  Monday is the … Continue reading

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America, Lord, America

But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the Lord, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin. Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house … Continue reading

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Why Am I Not Surprised?

But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the Lord, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin. Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house … Continue reading

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