Tag Archives: Forgiveness

The Atonement

The Atonement is about us being one with God.  In fact, a good way to understand the word is – At-One-Ment.  If the word atonement is all about being one with God why do so many people fight about what … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Through my career as a chaplain in the Army I heard more than a few people say: God cannot forgive me.  The people who said this had a wide range of offenses that they believed were unforgivable by God.  There … Continue reading

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Eve and Mary

It is important to remember while studying the Bible that in the New Testament we have a record (sometimes direct and sometimes indirect – today’s example is indirect) of Jesus

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Pie de la Cruz

Pie de la Cruz – no, not an exotic dessert –

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Will You Drink of the Excellent Wine?

For years and years, I have heard the story of the Wedding Feast at Cana. It is the story of Jesus’ first miracle – turning water into wine. The story is great and you can find the full story here. … Continue reading

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The Unending Bread

Have you heard the story about when Jesus fed the 5,000? It is a truly amazing story. Jesus is being followed by the crowds. Some want to be healed, some want their family members and friends to be healed, and … Continue reading

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Where Have Your Feet Taken You

 Feet are strange. You would think that they are all about the same but that is not true. Everyone has seen ugly feet and everyone has seen good-looking feet. There are flat feet and highly arched feet. There are feet … Continue reading

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For Ash Wednesday and Fridays During Lent

For Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent: TURN thou us, O good Lord, and so shall we be turned. Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, who turn to thee in weeping, fasting, and praying. For thou art … Continue reading

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The Holy Innocents

Today is a “Feast Day” – It is the Feast of the Holy Innocents The Holy Innocents are the first Christian Martyrs – the young male children of Bethlehem killed by order of Herod in his fear of losing his … Continue reading

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Get Straight

I have trouble with my back – it frequently hurts a lot.  People often ask if it is from all the jumping I did as a paratrooper.  I assure them that no, it is not the jumping.  Jumping is almost … Continue reading

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