Category Archives: common sense

God’s Gamble?

 “God created man a rational being, conferring on him the dignity of a person who can initiate and control his own actions. “God willed that man should be ‘left in the hand of his own counsel,’ so that he might … Continue reading

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Old Glory

During the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key, from a ship off shore, witnessed the endless horrific night-long bombing on Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy. From his position he had no way to know what the outcome had been. … Continue reading

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Measuring Up

The following bible passage by the Apostle Paul regarding love is from 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7. We will consider it from two perspectives. Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on … Continue reading

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Slow Down

He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall … Continue reading

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A Valuable Lesson

Charles Krauthammer is an American syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and former physician whose weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide. In August 2017, he stopped writing his column and being a commentator on Fox News, due … Continue reading

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Identity, Integrity, Credibility

Identity – the fact of being who or what a person or thing is. Integrity – moral uprightness. Credibility – the quality of being convincing or believable. Trustworthy. “And when he had come to Jerusalem, he attempted to join the … Continue reading

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Pentecost: Convincing Illumination

“A man is not really convinced of a philosophic theory when he finds something proves it. He is only really convinced when he finds that everything proves it.” – G.K. Chesterton A  Jewish scholar who became a Christian and who … Continue reading

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