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  Bethesda was a pool of water near the sheep gate of Jerusalem.  People believed an angel would periodically stir the waters and give them healing properties.  A multitude with great infirmities remained at Bethesda in the hope of being healed.  Jesus saw a man who had been...
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Dreaming of a better day

  I cannot remember experiencing a more politically-charged climate than we see today.  My social media feeds are full of wild accusations and attacks from both sides of the political aisle.  The political tension is feverish, and it is clear many people sincerely fear the...
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Hearing God

  I tell people I am a recovering workaholic.  It is good to work hard, but we all need balance.  I have begun to find some balance in my life by taking time to play tennis with my three daughters.  We enjoy the indoor courts at the local gym.  These courts allow the four of...
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The Winna Man

  My children love to listen to an old Ron Kenoly album I have.  They particularly enjoy the song, Winna Man.  Winna Man is a victorious song about Jesus being the Winner Man, and it is sung with what Kenoly calls “that island attitude.”  We could use more victorious...
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Jesus is the Bread of Life

  This is the final article of the four-part series on 2 Kings 4.  There are at least four foreshadows of Jesus Christ in 2 Kings 4.  We considered Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, and Jesus Christ, the Resurrection and the Life, as well as Jesus Christ, our Righteousness.  Today...
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Jesus is our righteousness

  Welcome to round three of our four-part series on 2 Kings 4.  We have been looking at foreshadows of Jesus Christ found in 2 Kings 4.  The focus of week one was Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, as the widow was redeemed from debt she could not pay (2 Kings 4:1-7).  Last week’s...
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The Resurrection and the Life

  This is the second article of a four-part series on 2 Kings 4.  There are at least four clear foreshadows of Jesus Christ in 2 Kings 4.  Our focus last week was on Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, and we saw the Redeemer at work in God’s provision of oil in the widow’s jars. ...
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I am Redeemed

Living two millennium since Christ walked the earth, we have the privilege of reading the eye witness accounts of those who heard Jesus teach and saw Him perform miracles, stand before false accusers in a mock trial, suffer and die on the cross, defeat death, and ascend into...
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Enjoy the ride

  I love the movie, National Treasure.  It appeals to my interest in history, mystery, and action, and it is a movie I can watch with my children.  Riley Poole is the humorous sidekick.  He is intelligent and wonderfully sarcastic.  The movie is essentially a race to find...
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Going to the chapel

  Two good friends of mine were recently married.  It was a joy to be a part of their big day.  It was an outdoor wedding with the magnificent North Dakota Badlands as their back drop.  The groomsmen were handsome in their grey tuxedos, and the bridesmaids were beautiful in...
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