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What price discipleship?

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me. If you try to keep your life for yourself, you will lose it. … Continue reading

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Catching up with church

God’s answer for carrying on the presence of His Son, Jesus Christ, in the world today, and accomplishing His work here, is the church. The church is an organic, living organism of believers in Christ all over the world. It … Continue reading

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Virtual relationships

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for man to be alone.” Genesis 2:18 Aside from the devastating consequences of sickness and death that this pandemic has wreaked on the world is something even more widespread that has … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day 2021

Mankind was made of clay Each of us in the very same way                         from “The Very Last Day” by Peter, Paul & Mary Fingers crossed. The nation holding … Continue reading

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Our wishful Washington concert

  What a concert! Yesterday I wrote a Catch about how music might have affected the large political gathering at the Capitol building last week the way music addressed another political crowd gathered near the nation’s capitol back in 1963 … Continue reading

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Deep reflection

During the civil rights march on Washington in 1963, when Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, Peter, Paul and Mary sang to thousands who had gathered there with the Washington Monument towering behind them. I … Continue reading

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No fear

“Fear not.” It’s what angels say whenever they show up because they put off a very bright white light that would be quite alarming to any mortal. It’s also what Jesus said when He surprised His disciples with an unexpected … Continue reading

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Trusting in the Lord

I trust in the Lord for protection. So why do you say to me,     “Fly like a bird to the mountains for safety!” Psalm 11:1 Look, either you trust in the Lord or you do not. How can you say, “I trust … Continue reading

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