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I Acknowledge Your Suffering, Now Go Back And Suffer

I have been taking, in such limited free time as I have this month, a course from Hillsdale college on the book of Genesis that is about halfway done. Earlier today (as I write this) the third lesson of the … Continue reading

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An Unfair Criticism About Trumpets

Yesterday during his sermon during the morning service of the Feast of Trumpets, our retired pastor made a comment about a piece of criticism that stuck with him as a young pastor who had been upbraided by an evangelist after … Continue reading

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Not Your Ally, Not Your Buddy

[Note: This is the prepared text for a split sermon given to the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on August 14, 2021.] When I previously spoke about those who were blessed enough to be called friends of … Continue reading

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Subordination And Equality, Or Some Thoughts On The Political Theory Of The Bible: Part Two

Earlier, I discussed that a deacon in our congregation gave a sermon yesterday on a subject that demonstrated the implicit political philosophy of the Bible. I would like to go into more detail today on the way that the Bible … Continue reading

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Booklet Review: Daniel’s 490 Year Prophecy

Daniel’s 490 Year Prophecy Predicts The Very Day Of Christ’s Death, by Ralph Lyman [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts about the book are my own.] This … Continue reading

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And We Know That All Things Work Together

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland UCG congregation on Sabbath, January 30, 2021.] Do we believe that the promises of the Bible apply to us? To be sure, there are promises in the … Continue reading

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How Zadok Got His Priesthood

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermon given at The Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, December 12, 2020.] Several months ago now, Mr. Ken Loucks gave us a sermon about the priesthood of … Continue reading

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Fitness Without Deception

It is no great mystery to those who know me that I am fond of sports although certainly not always sanguine about many of the elements that go into sports. Among the more notable aspects of many sports that will … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Millennium Logistics

It has been of great interest to me to note the practical bent of many of the messages I have heard at the Feast this year. If there has been an idea in the eyes of many people that the … Continue reading

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Not Heaven On Earth….Yet

Today at services the sermonette [1] and sermon message complemented each other nicely and had a great deal to say about the Millennium that is not always recognized. Although the gentleman who gave the sermon and I did not coordinate … Continue reading

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