Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Follow the Yellow Brick Road "Lord, where are you going?" Jesus replied, "Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later." John 13:36 NRSV I know it’s a weak metaphor, but I love the Wizard of Oz. When Dorothy is told that to get home she needs to find the Wizard …

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The Valley of the Shadow of Life

4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of my enemies; thou anointest my head with oil, my cup overflows. Psalm 23:4,5 The …

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It’s More Than A Potluck Dinner

It’s More Than a Potluck Dinner 3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, 4 always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy, 5 for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now, Some mistakenly think that God has given us new life in Christ just so that …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent-Day 10, In Memory of My Father

"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears my word and believes him who sent me, has eternal life; he does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life." John 5:24 Read John 5:24-30 Lent-Day 9 had no post as I was officiating at my father's funeral. Day -10 is In …

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Raised From the Ashes: Lent – Day 7

Lent – Wednesday, Day 7 “And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose and went out to a lonely place, and there he prayed” Mark 1:35 Read Mark 1:29-45   Lonely Places Generally speaking, loneliness is not good for us humans. However, we can acknowledge that there are times when we need …

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In God We Trust – or Do We?

Click Here to Read Philippians 3:20-21; 4:1-3   Power is fleeting, yet we strive for it in this world. Too often we strive at much to high a cost. Lord Acton, 19th Century British Statesman, is famously quoted as saying, "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad …

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