Monthly Archives: July 2011

Out of Egypt

Matthew described Jesus’ sojourn as a child in Egypt, then said that Jesus’ return to Israel fulfilled the words of Hosea, “Out of Egypt have I called my son.” In what way did Jesus fulfill these words of the Lord? … Continue reading

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Occasion and Purpose of Paul’s Letter to the Romans

1. What was the occasion and purpose of Paul’s writing to the Romans? I submit that there are occasional, practical, and theological purposes for Paul writing to the Romans.  These are interrelated in that the occasional purposes (wanting to unite … Continue reading

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Musical Ghandi

Mahatma Ghandi walked barefoot everywhere, to the point that his feet became quite thick and hard.  He also was quite a spiritual-mystic. Even when he was not on a hunger strike, he did not eat much and became quite thin … Continue reading

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Undertakers

Undertakers Mal and Mel were storing embalming fluid. It was considered appropriate to place it in an area out of sight.  Mel had his share stored promptly but there was still a good portion left for Mal to take care … Continue reading

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Home Run!

Last week, a few miles from here, a Little League team was playing a game one evening. The ball field is adjacent to a large ranch where cattle, swine and poultry are raised. It seems that the game was very … Continue reading

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