Category Archives: kingdom of God

Come together

It’s a silly, nonsensical Beatles song (even George Harrison admitted that), but its most memorable line is the word for the church in 2021: “Come together, right now, over me,” if by that we mean: Come together over Jesus.

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So close but so far away

A teacher of religious law once came to Jesus and asked Him what was the most important of all the commandments. Jesus replied that it was to love the Lord with all your heart, soul, mind and strength and to … Continue reading

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Our kingdom is not of this world

There is a movement of fear sweeping across this country that is sucking in a lot of Christians and sidetracking them into much useless endeavor. Christians who have staked their claim on saving a “Christian” America through politics are worried … Continue reading

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‘Thy will be done’

Yesterday was one of the darker days in U.S. history, no matter what your take on it or your political persuasion. And what happens from here is equally disrupting. It was unsettling to see as revered an icon and symbol … Continue reading

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The challenge of being a Christian in a world with a Christian subculture

This is a challenging time to be a Christian. There is a big difference between what is culturally Christian and being a Christian in culture.

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The army of the Lord

So I published yesterday’s Catch on the local Neighborhood Watch which was starting to get rather nasty between the-government-is-keeping-us-safe people and the-government-needs-to-get-its-nose-out-of-my-business people. It was nice to see 13 positive reactions to my article, and a few thankful comments. This … Continue reading

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Justice, freedom and love

I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out danger I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out a warning I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out love between My brothers and my sisters All over this land   It’s the hammer of justice It’s the bell of freedom … Continue reading

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‘All aboard!’

People, get ready There’s a train a-coming You don’t need no ticket You just get on board All you need is faith To hear the diesels humming Don’t need no ticket You just thank the Lord – Curtis Mayfield Get … Continue reading

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