Monthly Archives: September 2016

God’s Spirit: Power, Love and Self-Discipline

Gauis Julius Caeser Germanicus, otherwise known as Caligula’s life was cut short by the Roman Praetorian Guard in 41 AD. Known as an insane tyrant in history, his death paved the way for Claudius to become the next Roman Emperor. … Continue reading

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Money the Root of All Evil?

There is a hopeful theme of restoration in the first lesson from Jeremiah. The promise is that a day will come when the land will no longer be occupied and the deed will be good. So, like a few years … Continue reading

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The Corrupt Steward

One of the interesting features of this parable known as that of the unjust steward (Luke 16) is that all the principle characters are essentially dishonest. The steward cooks the books, and those who owe the master money to be received on … Continue reading

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Remembering 9-11-01

I wonder how many of us will pause to remember that this Sunday is the 15th anniversary of that event known as 9-11. That day, 09-11-01 was a day that will live in infamy for the attack on these United States. We would do well to pause … Continue reading

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Philemon, a study in ethics

We might be tempted to dismiss the second reading for Sunday, September 4th, the reading from Philemon, as a quaint artifact from a bygone era. For we might overlook that there are parts of the world in which slavery exists to … Continue reading

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