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When Yes Just Means Yes

But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation. James 5:12 … Continue reading

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Idly Attune

It’s a bit disheartening to suggest, but it appears some verses of Scripture require the last half of the verse be contingent upon the first. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by … Continue reading

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Journaling in Distant Lands; Becoming Christian-ish

The missionary uses words that sound English enough but I’m not quite sure of their meanings. It seems one of his favorites is this ‘ish‘ type descriptive. Ish is an interesting word for by simply attaching it to the back … Continue reading

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Luther’s Nail

Some things weigh more heavily, possibly unhealthily, upon my personal studies than others at times. I assume that burden is true for most. In a recent discussion, one where grace was extended by all sides, the statement was made by one party, “Of … Continue reading

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Blue Parakeets Living on Venus and Mars

Ya’ll havin’ possum fer supper? I am, but you ain’t, lessin you got yer own. An you leave that woman alone! She’s mine, bought and paid fer. Reading Scot McKnight’s Blue Parakeet against the backdrop of the famed Lonesome Dove … Continue reading

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