Monthly Archives: January 2009

What’s Your View of God & Scripture?

“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us…Worship is pure or base as the worshiper entertains high or low thoughts of God. For this reason the gravest question before the Church … Continue reading

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"the Sound of Silence"/Sedatephobia – the fear of silence

Today we took a break in my Death and Dying class and watched the movie version of “Tuesdays with Morrie.” I’d never read the book, but I enjoyed the movie. I’m a fan of pithy quotes about life and meaning, … Continue reading

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"I am with you always"

Jesus tells us “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:20). I was reading a few of D.A. Carson’s thoughts on this passage concerning the Great Commission. For myself, I found it … Continue reading

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p.s. ‘Anything can happen on a snow day’"

The closing line of the e-mail my littlest sister sent me this morning. It’s one of the countless movie lines that my family brainlessly quotes to each other, usually for no reason, but sometimes because it’s relevant. A few ‘anythings’ … Continue reading

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Irony in Matthew 27:24-26

24So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to it yourselves.” 25And all … Continue reading

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Franciscan Blessing

May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, so that you may … Continue reading

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Reflection Night

What a refreshing night I think tonight was. I pulled away tonight to think, reflect, and pray. I originally planned to do so for a particular purpose, but it turned into simply seeking to learn and love Christ more. After … Continue reading

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