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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:30–34 A supper about unity

1 Corinthians 11:30–34 30 That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep. 31 But if we were more discerning with regard to ourselves, we would not come under such judgment. … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 1:10–17 Unity under the cross of Christ

1 Corinthians 1:10–17 10 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but … Continue reading

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Poverty caused by misfortune

This post discusses a Christian response to poverty caused by misfortune such as disaster, death of a spouse, job loss, war-trauma or illness. (I am not talking about those who prefer a life of drug abuse or petty crime.) I … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 1:7–12 — Imparting spiritual gifts describes our role

The elders at Ephesus could look back in later years to their last meeting with the Apostle Paul at the port of Miletus. His parting words were full of emotional memories: “In all things I have shown you that by … Continue reading

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Books: The Path to the Cross — Chapter 8

          Available at Amazon.com      Chapter 8 What’s in it for me? Jesus models loving others In the dark and dreary years of the Great Depression, Kitty McCulloch was known as a generous person. As … Continue reading

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Books: The Path to the Cross — Chapter 7

            Available at Amazon.com   Chapter 7 Conflicting Signals Jesus pleases the Father Anthony Turner had a decision to make, and he knew it was a whopper. He was engaged to a woman who expected … Continue reading

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Exposition of Genesis 1–11: Genesis 11:5–7

Genesis 11:5–7 But the LORD came down to see the city and the tower that the people had started building.  6 And the LORD said, “If as one people all sharing a common language they have begun to do this, … Continue reading

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