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Daily Riches: A Life of Constant Repentance (The Episcopal Liturgy, Tim Keller and Thomas Merton)

“We repent of the evil that enslaves us, the evil we have done, and the evil done on our behalf.” (Episcopal Liturgy)

“There is so much evil done on our behalf … A racist criminal justice and penal system. 350 more words

Thomas Merton

The Importance of Reading Earnest(ly)

I tried to be creative/clever in that title, and I’m not quite sure it worked…oh well.

I’ll be honest: My Bible reading, over the last two years, has been embarrassingly awful. 898 more words

August 18, 2014

Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness,
reap the fruit of unfailing love,
and break up your unplowed ground;
for it is time to seek the Lord, 613 more words


No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish

by Mike Ratliff

5 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish. (Luke 13:5 ESV)

I was in Elementary School in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s.

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Have you ever been sick and tired of being sick and tired? Sometimes things in life seem so out of control that you feel like your drowning with no end in sight. 648 more words

The Eternal Word

The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the Word of our God shall stand forever.

Isaiah 40:8

God’s great purpose in giving the revelation of Holy Scripture, His Word in written form, is to make the will of God known to everyone.  1,403 more words


The Prodigal Father

Luke 15:11-24
This parable, commonly labeled the Parable of the Prodigal Son, parallels the story of mankind, with a few differences.  In this parable, there is a father who has two sons; one – the younger son – who takes his inheritance and squanders it; and the second – the older son – who remains behind and complains when the younger son returns.  1,114 more words

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