Monthly Archives: September 2018

The wealth of contentment

Ich habe genug.  Bach’s cantata by this title says in Recitative B: “I have enough.  My comfort is this alone, that Jesus might be mine and I His own. . . Ah!  Were only my departure here, with joy I … Continue reading

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The cleansing power of seeing the Unseen

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.  For by it the men of old gained approval.”                                 … Continue reading

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Bold Ambassador

As God adopts us as His own children (as flabbergasting as that is!), He puts us to work in the family business, as agents of reconciliation. “Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and … Continue reading

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Our Scapegoat

Today, a guest editorial! Scapegoat is a familiar term used in our culture for someone who bears the brunt of accusations of guilt against another party.  Its origin dates back 3500 years to the sacrificial system established by Moses.  This … Continue reading

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What holds life together?

The nucleus of an atom is made up of a tiny cluster of positive and neutral charges.  In nature, like charges repel one another, especially strongly so closely packed together.  Long-standing perplexity as to why these nuclear protons do not … Continue reading

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