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More American than Apple Pie

Submission is not a popular topic in today’s world. The American spirit is all about individualism and blazing our own trail, not falling in line behind someone else’s orders. 908 more words

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How to live out Philippians 2:3

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” Philippians 2:3    My translation is: 181 more words

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Parting Words

Philippians 2:5-8 (New International Version)
In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 1,601 more words

Pondering Scripture

"Whom Have I?"

“Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.” (Psalm 73:25, ESV)

The psalmist in a succinct manner summarizes the truth that there is nothing in heaven or in earth that surpasses–or even comes close for that matter–to the excellencies of God the Father.  141 more words

Devotional

In Honor of Epaphroditus

Above:  St. Paul, by Lucas van Leyden

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The Collect:

Direct us, O Lord God, in all our doings by your continual help, 401 more words

Season After Pentecost

Devotion for Thursday After Proper 18, Year C (ELCA Daily Lectionary)

Above:  St. Paul, by Lucas van Leyden

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In Honor of Epaphroditus

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

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The Collect:

Direct us, O Lord God, in all our doings by your continual help, 396 more words

2016

"A Christian Decision-Making Grid" (I Cor. 9-10 sermon)

In 1939 Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of the leading Christian preachers and teachers in Germany — but the country had been taken over by Adolph Hitler, and the noose of his control was beginning to tighten over the country. 3,676 more words