Category Archives: Love

Hebrews 8:13 A New Covenant Makes the Old Obsolete

Many so-called Christians who would cite the Law of Moses ( found in Exodus, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy) as guidance and permission to discriminate, persecute, and punish the LGBT community fail to realize the impact and difference Jesus has on the … Continue reading

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Psalm 3 – Trust in God Under Adversity

Psalm 3 – NRSV “O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; many are saying to me, ‘There is no help for you in God.” But you, O Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 4:25-32

Ephesians 4:25-32 Reflection: Basically Paul is spelling out the expectations, rules, and new guidelines for those committing to live Christ-like lives. These days, when so many claim to be Christian, it is important for Christians new and old and in-between … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:12

Colossians 3:12 (NIV)  Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Reflection:  It doesn’t get more clear than this as far as instructions are concerned. Yet, why is it that … Continue reading

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Same Message, Different Voices

When I contemplate and consider the many different religions and faiths and spiritual expressions and denominations that exist, often I wonder if there isn’t at least one core fundamental thread of thought or one principle that exists that would transcend … Continue reading

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Mathew 5:11 “Blessed are you when people revile and persecute you….”

Mathew 5:11 (NRSV) “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” Reflection: People who would persecute and discriminate against you and use the Bible as their … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58 : “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” (NIV) … Continue reading

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