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O Come Emmanuel

                                                                                   Do you hear what I hear? If the answer to the above questions is: Christmas music […]

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Not Thy Home

These days, you don’t even have to turn on the news to see that the world is broken. Going about our day, we encounter rude people, hear horror stories from our friends, see our families being hurt, witness unkindness among strangers…why should there be any occasion for joy or hope in a world where atrocities […]

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The Mystery of Human Suffering

Although we are aware of unavoidable suffering, often we live in fear of it, seeking to elevate this suffering by any means. For myself, I admit that the times I urgently wished to end my suffering, are the times I fell into sin. Our nature appears to be a river that does its best to flow uphill, […]

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The Joy of the Resurrection

“If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain.” (1 Cor. 15:14) Easter Sunday, the day of remembrance of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is a time of celebration for Christians. Easter is a time of immense joy. Why? As Paul alluded to above, Christ’s resurrection […]

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