Daily Archives: May 12, 2013

The Ascension, Grace, and Intercession

At church this morning, we celebrated Jesus’ ascension to heaven after his resurrection.  The pastor said that Jesus’ ascension teaches us three points: that Christ’s work on earth is finished, that Christ is in heaven interceding for believers before God … Continue reading

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Very Strange Bedfellows 5

For my blog post today on Jules Witcover’s Very Strange Bedfellows: The Short and Unhappy Marriage of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew, I have five items. 1.  On page 186, Nixon criticizes Vice-President Spiro Agnew’s fraternization with Secret Service agents: … Continue reading

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