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Wonderful Words of Life: Caesar?

Today I offer commentary on the Assigned Lessons and then add comments about our relationship to the nation-state and our politics. This little commentary is not a complete statement of politics for people of faith. It is just an exploration. … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words of Life: Paradise, Heaven

Texts: Romans 8:18-25, Luke 23:39-43, Psalm 49:7-20 Winston Churchill claimed to be an agnostic. He regarded faith in an afterlife as mere superstition, akin to believing in ghosts and goblins.  He once told his doctor that death was just a long black, velvet … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words of Life: The Spirit of Truth

Texts: John 14:15-17, John 15:26-27, John 16:12-15, Ephesians 1:13,  1stJohn 4:1-12 These texts represent all texts that bring “Spirit/spirit” and “truth” together. Other texts that imply “Spiritual/spiritual truth” do not use this combination. Interpretation: According to Jesus, the Spirt of Truth proceeds from the Father … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts Inspired by an Old Scrapbook

Today, the Rev. Dr. Neil Routh will join you at Fries at 5:00. My little contribution I offer here, alone. It was inspired by my finding the picture which heads this article. The Pastor Since the beginning of the pandemic, I … Continue reading

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Fries at 5:00 p.m. on Zoom Meeting

The Rev. Dr. Neil Routh will be at Fries at 5:00 today.  Contact Margaret Couch for a link if you wish to attend.  I am working feverishly on an article of my own.  Look back here later today.  Thanks.   … Continue reading

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