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Fourth of July – the cost of liberty

Executive Mansion, Washington November 21, 1864 Dear Madam: I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on … Continue reading

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Our Need For Forgiveness – it might be different than you think

Aimee Byrd asked a good question in a comment on one of my posts last week. I’d written about one church’s odd practice of requiring people to seek forgiveness for their own sins and for “ancestral sins”, i.e., sins committed by their … Continue reading

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Saddle Up – the intersection of Jews for Jesus and the Cowboy life

[From the archives.] *** David Brickner, the Executive Director of Jews for Jesus, preached at church the other day and something he said made me think of cowboys. He took us into Genesis 22 where Abraham prepares to sacrifice his own … Continue reading

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Dirty Underwear

[This is the second part of a series on what the Bible teaches about our standing with God. Part one explored God’s love and the fact that – despite sinning – we are always in God’s good pleasure. Today’s post … Continue reading

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Saddle Up!

David Brickner, the Executive Director of Jews for Jesus, preached at church the other day and something he said made me think of cowboys. He took us into Genesis 22 where Abraham prepares to sacrifice his own son. (God stops him … Continue reading

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