Monthly Archives: April 2016

Galatians 6:7-10

Galatians 6:7-10 (NIV) “Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap … Continue reading

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Two United Methodist Pastors Defy Book of Discipline

I came across an article about two United Methodist pastors who defied the United Methodist Church’s denominational law, the Book of Discipline, and oversaw a same-sex wedding in their Methodist church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here is the article: United … Continue reading

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1 Peter 4:8-11 “Love covers all sin… Offer hospitality”

1 Peter 4:8-11 (New International Version) “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, … Continue reading

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Thoughts of the Day – April 19th, 2016

I was skimming through my Facebook newsfeed as usual, earlier today, and came across the latest blurb from RightWingWatch.org or possibly LGBT Nation about Pat Robertson’s most recent remarks about transgender people and the transgender community. For those that don’t … Continue reading

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Psalm 96:1-3 A New Song with New Perspective

In glancing through the book of Psalms, I came across the opening verses of Psalm 96 which drew my attention immediately in light of what is going on around me here in the United States. For one thing, we have … Continue reading

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John 16:33 “But Take Heart! I Have Overcome the World.”

John 16:33 (NIV) — “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Reflection: After Jesus completed his teaching and … Continue reading

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Mark 4:12 “Seeing but Never Perceiving…”

Mark 4:12 (NIV) – “so that, ‘they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!’” Reflection:  You know, I am so often amazed but how quickly a blind … Continue reading

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