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So It’s Kennedy Says a Canadian Minister

Time Magazine informed me politely but firmly that a foreigner would never understand the intricacies of the presidential elections. I bow unconditionally before that dictum, even though I have been residing for over 14 years on this continent, 3 of them in the USA. I understand a little bit, but since a little learning is a […]

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A Fool and His Money

Thousands of people had come together and heard Christ’s sermon against sinful fear and earthly anxiety—so many in fact that many feet were trampled. One of those present listened with growing impatience, because whatever the Preacher said did not allay his anxieties in the least. He was preoccupied with the thought how to talk his […]

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The Case of the Muzzled Ox

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn. Is it for the oxen that God careth, or saith he it assuredly for our sake? I Corinthians 9:9, 10a                   Frequently this Bible text is assumed […]

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“Michal, the Daughter of Saul”

It should strike us rather odd upon reading the sixth chapter of II Samuel, that Michal is mentioned three times as being Saul’s daughter. After all, she is David’s wife and the repetition of her maiden name, three limes in rapid succession, seems to spell trouble. Such trouble might lead us to suppose that the marital affection between David and his wife […]

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As Begins the Dawn

In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Matthew 28:1                       The first Easter service was a gloomy one, shrouded in grief and doubt for the disciples. They […]

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