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Nor Curse A Ruler Of Your People

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the United Church of God congregation in Portland on June 10, 2017.  It had been previously given at the UCG congregation in Hood River on June 3, 2017.] I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Devotions For A Sacred Marriage

Devotions For A Sacred Marriage:  A Year Of Weekly Devotions For Couples, by Gary L. Thomas [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is frequently my lot to read … Continue reading

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L’ètat Actuel Des Choses Est Problèmatique

One of the more puzzling features of our lives is that we have a phenomenon known as company manners by which those who know us only a little bit see the best of us, and those who know us well … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part Six

[Note:  This message is part of a series of posts about a series of messages.  Part one is here, part two is here, part three is here, part four is here, and part five is here.] In his closing to … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part Five

[Note:  This blog is part of a series on a series of messages.  Part one is here, part two is here, part three is here, and part four is here.] In beginning this section of his lengthy series of messages … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part Four

[Note:  This blog is part of a series.  Part one is here, part two is here, and part three is here.] After having given an explanation of the context of reconciliation and commented at some length about some of the … Continue reading

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Some Observations On The Ministry of Reconciliation: Part Two

[Note:  This blog is part of a series.  Part one can be found here.] As might be expected from my thoughts on the first message, my thoughts on the second message in the series on the Ministry of Reconciliation were … Continue reading

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Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zip It

Zip It:  The Keep It Shut 40-Day Challenge, by Karen Ehman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book joins an alarmingly lengthening list of challenging books that would … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Kindness Challenge

The Kindness Challenge:  Thirty Days To Improve Any Relationship, by Shaunti Feldhahn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book surprising in a number of … Continue reading

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