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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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Yo, Lazarus!

Last time, we explored the story of Lazarus in John 11, and speculated that while this revivification story is great for us to read about in hindsight, it might not have been all that hot to experience. Especially for Lazarus. … Continue reading

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Advent Adventures: Literally? (Part 2)

Yesterday, I abruptly ended Part 1 of this Advent Adventure by suggesting that Advent might not happen to humanity all at once, sometime in the future of our collective story, but instead, speculated that Advent happens to each human separately, at the end … Continue reading

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