Category Archives: Life in Christ

My Father’s Blessing

Isaac called his son Esau to come to him. Old, sensing his life was fading, this father said to his son, “Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I … Continue reading

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Out of the Depths of My Suffering

Recently I was reminded how the musical arrangement of a hymn can influence the interpretation of the story and of the message of the hymn. The words of the old hymn “My Jesus, I Love Thee” were probably written in … Continue reading

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Man of Sorrows

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds … Continue reading

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On Giving Thanks

“Know that the LORD is God… Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.”  Psalm 100:3, 4 “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s … Continue reading

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My Dear Fellow Believers in Christ, Really!?

My dear fellow believers in Christ, really!? How is it that so many of us were drawn into the ugliness, hatred, demeaning, name-calling, and more, of this election season? How is it that words and behavior, which in other circumstances … Continue reading

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