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God With Us

Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.  Matthew 1:23 (King James Version) As we passed the Fourth Sunday in Advent … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Advent 2013

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent ye, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.” For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, “The voice … Continue reading

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“The Least of These…”

Scripture reference: Matthew 25: 31-46 I picked up this article on the BBC Website, “US ends food stamp benefits as Congress debates more cuts”. For a “Christian” nation, this ought to evoke outrage and shame.  Here, people who are trying … Continue reading

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No Easy Answers

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. (Version of Second Amendment passed by the Congress)… A well regulated militia being … Continue reading

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Darkness or Light?

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Christmas

O Star of wonder, star of night Star with royal beauty bright Westward leading, still proceeding Guide us to thy Perfect Light “We Three Kings of Orient Are” by Rev. John Henry Hopkins When they had heard the king, they … Continue reading

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Final Instructions

He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you,”. Acts 1:7-8a (English Standard … Continue reading

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