Category Archives: Religion

A Spiritual Song And Dance

It’s funny how one thing leads to another. I wasn’t feeling very well, so I turned on the TV and started watching an old Red Skelton movie – a musical comedy from 1942 called Ship Ahoy. Headlining a cast of … Continue reading

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Who Is Your God? Part 3

Craziness The weakness of pure democracy is seen when the majority is wrong or unwise. Why do lemmings run off cliffs to their deaths? I imagine if they could think and speak they would tell you they are convinced it … Continue reading

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Interesting Times

The “Chinese curse”, “May you live in interesting times,” apparently has gained control of our minds. As if drugged or hypnotized, we stared, blinking at television screens as the President of the United States of America told us, “ISIS is … Continue reading

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The Unseen

Ever since I became a believer I’ve been bothered by the fact that Christians are divided along doctrinal lines.  One example of this division is disagreement about baptism.  There are lots of opinions about it.  A fairly comprehensive article on … Continue reading

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The ‘R’ Word

To me, the ‘R’ word is relationship, not religion.  But for the sake of discussion, let’s talk religion.  A recent Gallup poll indicates that many Americans feel religion is in decline, at a time when our nation needs more religious … Continue reading

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Military Chaplains Sharing Faith

Military history, dating back to ancient times, includes the element of seeking spiritual guidance and strength.  Armies have typically sought the favor of God or gods, being sure to have among their ranks spiritual advisors to consult on all spiritual … Continue reading

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Lost And Found

“I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.” — from Amazing Grace, by John Newton   One of the difficulties in communicating the gospel of salvation in Christ is that we, as Christians, tend … Continue reading

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Loving God With Your Mind

[Bible quotations used are from the NIV, except where otherwise noted.] Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law? Jesus answered, “Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your … Continue reading

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Exercising Freedom Or Exercising Hate?

The other day as I was getting my hair cut, I overheard a conversation about the fighting in Libya.  A lady was saying, “There’s just too much hate in the world.  It doesn’t take that much to show a little … Continue reading

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Belief In God, Religion In General And A Personal Testimony

Basic Assumptions Concepts that describe God vary from religion to religion.  Some religions have multiple gods.  Some religions don’t even include the concept of God in their dogma.  The numerous and divergent God concepts — whether from organized religions or … Continue reading

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