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Another Baptism

We had a baptism at church this morning.  Three things stood out to me. 1.  The pastor was pointing out that there are differences between Jesus’ baptism and the baptism that was about to take place.  Jesus was an adult … Continue reading

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God Provides When You Give?

I was watching Bill Maher’s Religulous recently, and one part of the documentary that stood out to me was when a televangelist was telling his television audience that he knew people on welfare who had committed to give his ministry … Continue reading

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Revisiting “What If Jesus Came to Your House?”

At church this morning, we didn’t have a sermon.  Rather, we sang a lot of hymns, and a congregant recited the poem, “What If Jesus Came to Your House?” The congregant actually recited this poem a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

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Not What He Expected!

I got a chuckle out of a story that I read on pages 155-156 of M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth. A man came up to the minister after the church … Continue reading

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Saturday and Doubt

Church this morning was about Doubting Thomas.  The pastor was talking about the problem of Jesus not being present with his disciples or anyone else on earth between the times of his crucifixion and his resurrection.  Jesus was not healing … Continue reading

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Easter for Doubters and Rebellious Unbelievers?

I went to Easter vigil last night at a Catholic church with my Mom and her husband.  This morning, I went to Easter services at the Presbyterian church that I normally attend. I gained a fresh appreciation for a post … Continue reading

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A Christ to Love

At church this morning, we celebrated Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey that had never been ridden. The pastor made three points that really stood out to me.  First of all, the pastor said that … Continue reading

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