Tag Archives: Power

A Word about Wealth

What does the good life look like to you? The image that comes to my mind is a sunny day at a sandy beach with the crystal-clear ocean beckoning me to wade in. For you the good life looks like … Continue reading

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Stubborn Grace

Why do bad things happen to good people? This familiar question arises quite publicly in wake of a great tragedy, like the flooding in Chennai, India’s 4th largest city, earlier this month, that claimed lives of nearly 300 people. But … Continue reading

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Just Deserts

This is a text dealing with justice, and for that very reason it is a very difficult passage. When we’re children, justice seems fairly simple: just keep everything the same. My piece of pumpkin pie needs to be the same … Continue reading

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Absolute Power for Maximum Good

The movie “Back to the Future II” has been in the news lately because of its prediction that the Chicago Cubs would win the World Series in 2015. As it turned out, while the Cubs made the playoffs, they did … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (10/10/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 42.1–17 1 “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. 2 He will not shout … Continue reading

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