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Be Selfish

In a classic VeggieTales episode, Jerry and Jimmy Gourd earnestly but clumsily advise their pint-sized audience, ‘Don’t be selfish.‘ Now, far be it from me to argue with Jimmy and Jerry on most things, but on this topic, I want … Continue reading

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One Word at a Time

The one thing I don’t like about going on holidays is that it often means I have to miss church service. (That might be the most Ned Flanders thing I’ve ever said, but it’s true.) But when I peeked into … 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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Manna Constant Morrow

Give us this day our daily bread. I say that phrase, and the ones that normally precede and succeed it in the Lord’s Prayer, pretty much every day – often more than once per day. But it occurred to me lately … Continue reading

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