Monthly Archives: November 2012

Once More on Belief

Let me start by pointing out that I fully understand that I already talked about the word belief in the Gospel of John. Why then you don’t ask, am I hammering away again on the same subject?  I’d say that … Continue reading

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“You Need Endurance, Einstein!”

  Hebrews 10:32-39 But recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings, 33 sometimes being publicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. 34 For you had … Continue reading

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Esther 2: Introducing Esther and Mordecai

When we get to Esther chapter two, we ought to be thoroughly confused.  What is this book about?  Who is concerned about a fight between Xerxes and Vashti, two Persians who could care less about the God of the Jews? … Continue reading

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Three Amigos

I’m struck by the characters of the three men who are named in John 1.35-42. John the Baptist – Notice what he does when he sees Jesus.  He says: Behold! The Lamb of God.  What did that particular statement get … Continue reading

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Attention Kmart Shoppers!

There are numerous ways to get people’s attention.  At Kmart they use the “Blue Light” special: “Attention Kmart shoppers” [well, they used to.  I haven’t been into Kmart in awhile].  You can yell “fire” in a crowded theater; that will … Continue reading

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Andrew: Eureka! (We’ve found better than a Gold Mine!)

The expression “Eureka” is the California state motto.  It stands for the cry of the gold rush miners when they discovered gold [No, they didn’t say it in Greek, but it sounds so much cooler to say that they said … Continue reading

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