Words of Warning, Words of Comfort

Words of Warning, Words of Comfort

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Before this summer series, we may have considered the Minor Prophets to be irrelevant to 2016.  Nothing could be further from the truth! For example, in our study of Zephaniah, several important points are made to Judah that we would be wise to heed. Let me point out...
Afraid? Fear Not!

Afraid? Fear Not!

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Be afraid, be VERY afraid! It happens every election season.  We are told by the “outs” that life is terrible and only going to get worse if we don’t change who’s in power.  We are told by the “ins” that if we think things are bad now, this is nothing compared to what...
At the Intersection of Wrath and Love

At the Intersection of Wrath and Love

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It would be easier if God made more sense to us. If we could just define, describe, explain and categorize His character and His actions in a neat and predictable fashion, then our faith would come easier. But an honest reading of the Bible presents a picture of a God...
Thoughts about a Nation Divided

Thoughts about a Nation Divided

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This morning in my men’s group, we talked about what many/most of you are talking about—a nation divided by racism and vitriol.  One of my buddies commented, “Could this become the next wave of unrest that we haven’t seen since the 60’s?”  (That’s saying a lot since...
Why We Need Social Justice

Why We Need Social Justice

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This morning my news feed was filled with cries for justice.  Yours was too. I last wrote in the Mosaic Blog on June 21, after the Orlando massacre in an LGBT nightclub.  Since that time 3 weeks ago, our news feeds now include cities like Baton Rouge, St. Paul,...