Monthly Archives: November 2013

Post-Holiday Peacemaking

“Well, that didn’t go quite like I’d hoped.” How many times have you found yourself saying that after a holiday gathering?  And, should I add, who comes to mind even now as I raise that question? All may not be … Continue reading

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The Place for Thanksgiving

So what would make us join the poor man at the table?  Related to that, what is the connection between a heart of thanks and how we view God?  The two have more in common that we may think. How … Continue reading

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It’s Been 50 Years…

…since the death of C. S. Lewis on November 22, 1963.  That, of course, is not the death that is getting the most press these days.  The attention has been nearly exclusively on President John F. Kennedy and his assassination … Continue reading

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Letting Nothing Come Between Us

I was reading in Romans 3:21-31 this morning, meditating on the righteousness that comes by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.  Connected to that, I’ve going through Adolf Schlatter’s Do We Know Jesus? this year in my devotional … Continue reading

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Reflecting and Rejoicing

To rightly rejoice, we need to rightly reflect.  I was reminded of this as I was reading from Acts 16 this morning and the account of the Philippian jailer’s conversion.  At the end of that account, Luke writes in Acts … Continue reading

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