Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kingdoms again

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.” Thomas Sowell

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Kingdoms in Conflict

“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:10) Who would persecute someone for righteousness? The answer is more simple than it might seem: Someone who is opposed to the kingdom … Continue reading

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Peace Now!

“Blessed are the peacemakers,    for they will be called children of God.” (Matthew 5:9)   Everybody can figure out what a peacemaker is… but what is someone who is not a peacemaker?   They could be a lot of things, … Continue reading

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Does the Constitution really evolve?

Last week, after the announcement that the US Supreme Court had allowed a lower court ruling that declared prayer in public (government) meetings unconstitutional because too many of these were “Christian” I proposed the thesis that the ‘living breathing” Constitution … Continue reading

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Heart Trouble!

“Blessed are the pure in heart,    for they will see God.” (Matthew 5:8) A person who is ‘pure in heart’ is someone who is going to place a high priority on doing things the right way.  This is not a … Continue reading

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Sunday Bible Study Notes: January 22

Cleaning House   Today’s Text:              John 2:13-22 Introduction   This is an account of Jesus clearing theTemple.  John includes three such accounts (possibly four) while the Synoptics have two (Mark only has one).  Since Jewish men were obligated to attend … Continue reading

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