Monthly Archives: July 2014

Mom and Son

Thursday, July 31 Today is my 86th birthday. I suspect there will be a few people who take note of this. I’m OK with that except that it was through no effort of my own. I was the result, not … Continue reading

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The Old and the New

Wednesday, July 30 Here’s another paradox. God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. He doesn’t change. Yet there is a significant difference in His working with Israel in the Old Testament and His work to establish the church in … Continue reading

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The Slave Trade

Tuesday, July 29 There are quite a lot of paradoxes in the Bible. One of them is that when we are redeemed we are free. But at the same time Paul says that we are slaves of Christ. Paul says … Continue reading

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Self Evaluation

Monday, July 28 “There are times when if you are not feeling like yourself, it is quite an improvement.”—Unknown. I’m tempted to just let this one go; see where it goes. But no, it’s too challenging, so I’m going to … Continue reading

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Hitching Posts

Sunday, July 27 “Past experience should be a guide post, not a hitching post.”—Anonymous. Too many people live in the past. I have noticed that when I refer to something that happened in Bolivia in my missionary career, people’s eyes … Continue reading

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Kenny and Hannah

Saturday, July 26 My sister Carolyn’s granddaughter is getting married today. That can be good or bad. Maybe we won’t know for a few years whether it’s good or bad. Young people have a tendency to see things through rose … Continue reading

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I’m Guilty

Friday, July 25 I guess my title today should not be a surprise to you. I’m guilty. I know I’m guilty. You know I’m guilty. I know you’re guilty. You know you’re guilty. We’re all guilty. We all know we’re … Continue reading

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