Category Archive: General Religion

Feb 15

Shades of Love

There has been so much written and blogged about the 50 Shades of Grey books and movie that I really see no need to go into an in-depth review and add to that dialog except this, Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, does …

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Apr 29

Can Muslims be Good American Citizens? -Thoughts on Christians and Politics

Just a little politics this morning but still from a Christian perspective.  This post is longer than I usually do so please bear with me as I share some thoughts. I happened to see a post on the internet that was also repeated several times on Facebook that asks the question, “Can Muslims be Good …

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Apr 17

More about Wine – Part 2 Juice vs. Wine for Communion

My conclusion from my last  blog is that drinking any alcoholic beverage is not a sin, Jesus didn’t sin when He drank and the only thing that makes drinking a sin is not in the alcohol itself but in the use or abuse of the substance. So back to my original question about the substitution …

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Apr 16

More on Wine for Communion – Part 1

When I was a child in Sunday School I was taught that as a responsible christian you should always study out the Bible for yourself and not just take everything you hear without checking it out first.  Verses like “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly …

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Apr 15

Passover Wine

The traditional Passover Sedar includes the drinking of four cups of wine.  Actually this is taking four drinks of wine not drinking four glasses of wine as some people think.  Each of the four cups has specific representation and takes place throughout the ceremony, they are as follows: THE FIRST CUP:     THE CUP OF …

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Apr 14

Preparing for the Passover – the week in review

Moses – From “The Prince of Egypt” Today is actually the first night of Passover it is the 14th day of Nissan the day the Passover Lamb was to be killed and its blood sprinkled on the door posts of the people in Israel so the death angel would “Pass Over” their home.  If you …

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Apr 13

Preparing for the Passover – The Lamb is Chosen

Passover table One day twenty years ago, in April, I got the mail and had two magazines,Dr. James Dobson’s Focus on the Family magazine and a Food and Wine Magazine (a strange combination.)  I sat down to browse.  In the focus on the family magazine was an article about having a “christian” version of Passover.  …

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Jan 25

The Kingdom of God

A friend of mine posted a thought on “Facebook” that the Kingdom of God is more like the old Monarchy systems than American Democracy.  He said we should think about the Kingdom of God in terms of it being a hierarchy that demands absolute obedience and submission versus an American style democracy where the citizens …

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