Category Archives: Bible

Peripheral and Perennial

Two pastors respond to the DOMA decision. Greg Burdine at Faith Baptist Church here in Adrian affirms a belief in ‘absolute truth’ of the Bible. This past week the United States Supreme Court made some significant rulings concerning homosexuality and … Continue reading

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Knowledge of God Is Incomplete

On my walk this morning I thought about this text from Exodus: God also spoke to Moses and said to him: ‘I am the Lord. I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name “The … Continue reading

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On Paul

From the comments on a prior post: Paul always makes me a little uncomfortable. At Princeton I took New Testament from Paul Meyer right before he retired. Most of what he said in class passed by me since he was … Continue reading

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23 Things I learned From 2 Corinthians

On Facebook today, Rick Warren had a little thing on tuning in to God. God is always speaking, he said, but we need to tune ourselves to God’s frequency to hear the message. This is good. For me, the way … Continue reading

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Bible Break

Today I wrote notes to parishioners, made a home visit, helped with set-up for annual conference, and led a walking group on the trail. In the afternoon I stopped at a park for a Bible break. I am no longer … Continue reading

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Secret, Divine Action

Just as a sleeping child can be in her mother’s arms and not consciously be aware of the mother’s loving presence, so God’s presence and love are realities that are not limited to our conscious awareness. Simply intending to sincerely … Continue reading

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Gethsemane to the Grave

Our vigil is going tonight from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Good Friday morning. I am scheduled for the 2 to 3 a.m. slot, although I may stay longer. I plan to reflect on the Passion from Luke’s Gospel, shown … Continue reading

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