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About retiredday

I am Michael D. Day, a regular, everyday guy -- retired. I stand for God-given freedom, which means I think for myself. I believe in being civil, because the Bible teaches that we should love our enemies. But I also believe in saying it how I see it, and explaining just why I see it that way, sort of like 2 Timothy 4:2.

We Are Weak But He is Strong

Jesus Loves Me contains the lyric, “Little ones to him belong. They are weak but he is strong.” Jesus told his disciples, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom … Continue reading

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The American Dream?

In his book, RADICAL, Taking Back Your Faith From The American Dream, David Platt writes, “Here we stand amid an American dream dominated by self-advancement, self-esteem and self-sufficiency, by individualism, materialism, and universalism” (p. 19) and “…ordinary people who are … Continue reading

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Why The Church Lacks Unity

Isaiah 53:6, a familiar verse, goes to the heart of why the Church lacks unity.  All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. … Continue reading

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STOP YOUR GRUMBLING

There was a time when I stopped going to church. For over ten years I gave up meeting with other Christians to worship (Hebrews 10:25). I had not lost my faith in Jesus, but I had been hurt by disappointment … Continue reading

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The Caravan Is Just Another Mob.

I’ve heard a sentiment that says the “caravan” that began in Honduras is “God bringing these people to us”, and that we as good Christians should welcome them and show them loving hospitality. But is God really bringing these people … Continue reading

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The Coming Storm

The view outside my window reminds me of how richly God has blessed our lives. The gentle morning sunlight paints a warm green over the texture of the surrounding trees, even as some leaves begin to put on their autumn … Continue reading

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LORD, MOVE YOUR CHILDREN TO VOTE

Lord God, I lift up to you my sisters and brothers in Christ. May your Spirit stir in their minds and hearts to take seriously their civil duty to vote in the coming mid-term elections. Amen. Forces opposed to righteousness, … Continue reading

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Are You A Scientist?

Renowned scientific authority, Harrison Ford, recently addressed the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco saying, “stop giving power to people who don’t believe in science”.  And there you have the real story: Science isn’t something you are supposed to … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of Life

I was inspired to write these thoughts after reading Sam Freeze’s post, The Meaning of Life: Life” at https://furtherapproximation.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/the-meaning-of-life-1-life/  To discuss the meaning of life is laudable. It means you’re thinking, and that’s important because not too many folks seem … Continue reading

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IT’S A LIE!

Most of us don’t like to think we can be fooled or manipulated into believing a lie. We go prepared to dig into the facts when we do such things as buying a car, buying insurance or finding the best … Continue reading

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