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REST AND REFLECTION

Genesis – First, God   We all know how it feels when a plan comes together, when a task is completed, when the project we worked on for months finally comes to an end. Our first thought after completion is … Continue reading

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DO ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN?

Genesis – First, God.   The animated movie, “All Dogs Go to Heaven”, tells the story of Charlie B. Barkin, a German Shepherd that is murdered by his former friend, Carface Carruthers, but withdraws from his place in Heaven to … Continue reading

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FIRST, GOD

“God is the subject of life. God is the foundation for living. If we don’t have a sense of the primacy of God, we will never get it right, get life right, get our lives right. Not God at the … Continue reading

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THE FIRST WORDS OF THE GOSPEL

John – God Speaks!   Let’s try to put ourselves in that place and time and imagine the grief, anxiety, fear and wondering of the first disciples and followers of Jesus in the first few hours after his death. What … Continue reading

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EVERY DETAIL…SO YOU WILL BELIEVE

John – God Speaks!   John carefully writes what he saw Jesus go through to save us from our sins. John, self described as “the disciple He loved”, tells us his view of how Jesus was crucified vividly, in detail, … Continue reading

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NOT GUILTY BUT CRUCIFIED

John – God Speaks!   Joining God in HIS work of saving the world from sin, first of all, is HIS work, not ours. When we say yes to God we must remember that doing what HE wants will often … Continue reading

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NO, NOT THIS MAN!

John – God Speaks!   What happens to a crowd when prodded to escalate in riotous ways, demanding from those in charge that it must be their way or the highway? We see it in strikes of workers against companies, … Continue reading

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