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What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am?

When I read the assigned lessons for this morning, I was sitting on a fifth-floor balcony on Ocean Drive in North Myrtle Beach, just a few hundred feet from the place where the Shag was born and still danced. I … Continue reading

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Progress!

In Galatians 6:15, St. Paul says something that many of his contemporaries considered absolutely heretical.  He says: “For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything; but a new creation is everything!” When Paul said this, male circumcision had been the definitive … Continue reading

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Quietly Bearing the Yoke (In Hope!)

Lamentations 3:22-33 ,Psalm 30:1-5, Mark 5:24-34 This morning I feel as if a long trial has ended. This may or may not be so. It could be so, if all eligible Americans would put aside their fears and get vaccinated, … Continue reading

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Are You Full of Sap? Producing Fruit Even in Old Age

Psalm 92: 1-4, 12-15 1 It is good to give thanks to the LORD, to sing praises to your name, O Most High; 2 to declare your steadfast love in the morning, and your faithfulness by night, 3 to the … Continue reading

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Out of the Depths

We are considering Psalm 130. I want to begin by rearranging, modernizing, and amplifying the voice of the psalmist.  In verse 3, he confesses “O Lord, if you should keep a permanent record of our human sin and evil, who … Continue reading

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