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11.23.2014 New Testament: Jam 5.13b

To read the Bible in a year, read James 5 on November 23, In the year of our Lord 2014… 61 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Mark

Meaning: an ancient Roman name related Mars, the Roman god of war

Origin: the name likely owes its continued use to two sources: 1) as a short form of the name Marcus, which was borne by several illustrious men of the Roman Empire, such as Marcus Antonius (Mark Anthony), Marcus Aurelius, and Marcus Tullius Cicero (Cicero).   52 more words

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Good Grief! Pastoral reflections on grief and loss...

We don’t talk a whole lot any more about the last days.

When I first became a Christian in the 90’s churches were often filled with end-times charts and end end-time preachers with big sticks or laser-pointers meticulously outlining the coming of the anti-Christ and the number of the beast. 1,456 more words

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Baby Girl Name: Andrea

Meaning: “manly” in Greek

Origin: feminine of Andrew, who is one of the Twelve Apostles in the New Testament

Rank: 110 (in 2013)

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Baby Boy Name: Anderson

Meaning: “son of Anders”; Anders means “manly” in Greek

Origin: Anders is a Scandinavian form of Andrew, who is  one of the Twelve Apostles in the New Testament… 15 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Deandre

Meaning: “son of Andre”; Andre means “manly” in Greek

Origin: André is the French and Portuguese form of Andrew, who is one of the Twelve Apostles in the New Testament. 46 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Drew

Meaning: “manly” in Greek

Origin: English short form of Andrew, who is one of the Twelve Apostles in the New Testament

Rank: 297 (in 2013) 13 more words

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