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Faithful

Sometimes I feel like the worst pray-er ever. A friend confides in me about a challenge, a dilemma or a crossroads they’re facing, and I promise to pray for them – and I mean it. And as the words come … Continue reading

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The First Word, Part 2

While I was finishing yesterday’s blog entry, God blew my mind. The First Word  took a fairly deep dive into the word ‘in‘, and arrived at a pretty nifty (sez I) exploration of what it means to be in Christ, mostly … Continue reading

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The First Word

Last week, we talked about Amen, which is not only the last word in many of our prayers, it’s also the last word in the whole Bible. So in keeping with Jesus’ words about the last being first and the … Continue reading

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The Last Word

When Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer, did he conclude it with ‘Amen’? Depends whose Bible you’re reading. Not only which Gospel – Luke 11:2-4 provides a shorter version of the prayer than Matthew 6:9-13 does, so predictably, Luke’s … Continue reading

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