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Words of wisdom from our weekly bulletin

“Invisible”

No one could possibly believe in something invisible, something that couldn’t be perceived by the senses, could they?  Of course billions of people do just that every day!  We are all subject to the law of gravity even though we can’t see or hear it.  Sometimes we trust in phenomena such as the wind and electricity by watching their impact on their surroundings rather than actually seeing them.  Human emotions are also difficult to see until they Continue reading

“Good King/Bad King”

The history of the kings of Israel and Judah is long, confusing and full of intrigue and betrayal.  In the books of I and II Kings and I and II Chronicles much more is said about the king’s obedience and disobedience to God’s covenant with David than their wars and building projects.  In the northern kingdom of Israel right from the beginning Jeroboam caused the people to sin by setting up golden calves in Bethel and Dan.  Almost every king afterwards is said to, Continue reading

“Dead People Walking”

In one of Jesus’ parables directed at the Scribes and Pharisees, He quotes Abraham’s answer to the unjust rich man, “If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.” (Lk 16:19-31) We live in a culture today that largely scoffs and ridicules a bodily resurrection. Ironically, they also relish the zombie movies and stories. The leaders to whom Jesus directed this parable were no different, they ignored and mocked such an idea. Continue reading