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Living In Tribulation

By Julia and CJ

Isaiah 40

See, the Sovereign Lord comes with power, and he rules with a mighty arm.
See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him. 1,152 more words



Above:  Home to Thanksgiving, Circa 1867

Image Creator = Currier & Ives

Image Source = Library of Congress

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Luke 12

Help for Hoarders

Those who have followed along might well breathe a sigh of relief to know that this is the final post in this series on the Luke 12 passage. 1,261 more words

Confronting Compulsive Consuming (Part 3)

“Beat it! The country’s full!”

 Full of what?

“Today consumerism determines what is important. Consuming relationships, consuming friendships, consuming religions, consuming, consuming… We have turned our society into a huge multicultural showcase tied only to the tastes of certain ‘consumers’, while so many others only ‘eat the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table’.” … 945 more words

He Will Come and Serve: The Passage

Initial thoughts on the text for “He Will Come and Serve”

A sermon on Luke 12:35-40 (ESV)

New Year’s Eve, 31 December 2017

Most of our popular English translations… 1,027 more words


Confronting Compulsive Consuming (Part 2)

In the last couple of posts we’ve been looking at Jesus’ teaching that is commonly called, “The Parable of the Rich Fool.” Rembrandt was so taken by the story that he rendered it. 703 more words

Confronting Compulsive Consuming (Part 1)

“The amassing of property, without an accompanying love Godward and manward, is suicidal. Increasing material and power are not safe except with proportionately improving character. Society can endure for a time without new inventions; it is doubtful how long it can endure without a better spirit.” 769 more words