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Beckett: Genesis 37:12-17 Bible Study

(Words in italics are words not found in the Hebrew text but need to be supplied in the target language, English. Words underlined are a Hebrew idiom. 506 more words

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Beckett: Genesis 37:1-5 Bible Study

(Words in italics are words not found in the Hebrew text but need to be supplied in the target language, English. Words underlined are a Hebrew idiom. 650 more words

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Why Law-and-Order Issues are so Problematic in the US(and the Africanizing West): The Clash of Reality of Black Criminality versus the ‘Idology’ of Black Holy-Schmoliness — Virtue vs Vision — Italians and Swedes

https://buchanan.org/blog/is-trump-capturing-the-law-and-order-issue-137355

Patrick Buchanan has written a column about how Donald Trump can own the Law-and-Order issue in politics. In many ways, he is correct that many Americans are concerned about law-and-order, the need to deal with problems of crime and violence that have infested and even devastated many communities across America. 8,344 more words

Troubling Thought: Does God Ordain Pain, or Just Allow It?

Update: As I was taught by professors, the Jewish and early-Christians thought that God ordained both good and bad is a comforting explanation in hindsight. I just remembered that. 638 more words

Summer 2019

Sinners

Catching up on my Bible reading plan—or at least trying to—I read aloud
from Genesis this morning to my youngest child. Listening in was another young… 815 more words

Devotions

Lambs and Wolves

Note: I preached a version of this sermon on July 3, 2016 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Wauconda, Illinois

Sisters and brothers, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1,150 more words

Sermons

Martin Luther Reinvents the German Language

When, in 1522, Martin Luther agreed to a staged kidnapping that would keep him safe from Catholic and other authorities, he soon found himself out of danger, but also bored to tears. 1,270 more words

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