Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 21

The Story of the Other Wise Man

The Story of the Other Wise Man has brought joy and meaning to myself and my family for many years. I highly recommend reading this small book. It is a legend of a fourth wise man (a scholar as the three wise men), who also studied the prophesies and the stars and set out to …

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Dec 10

Hope, Race, and Power

A top-ten sermon by Timothy Keller. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hope-race-and-power/id352660924?i=1000372508617&mt=2 based on Romans 14:1-3 14- 15:7.  (released 7/14/16)  

Dec 04

Pastor Joke

A pastor had a habit, each time he stepped into the pulpit, of saying, “The Lord Be With You.” The congregation would always respond each Sunday, “And also with you.” One Sunday morning they were having technical difficulties with the microphone and it wasn’t working. The pastor he stepped into the pulpit and said, “There …

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Dec 03

My Prayer this Advent

My prayer this advent is that I better learn to understand and grasp the following by AW Tozer* on the reason Christ came to earth. [This is taken from Day 1 of From Heaven: A 28-Day Advent Devotional] Dwell With Unite To Dwell In [*This was written at a time when the term ‘men’ was …

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Dec 03

Pax Romana

Notes taken while listening to espisode 3 of Romans video series on RightWay Media (by Mart De Haan [with Jimmy DeYoung]). Ceaseria Phillipi (named in honor of Caesar Augustus) was the administrative center (for the Romans) of Palestine. Herod was put in by the romans as the ‘King of the Jews’. He had a palace …

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Dec 02

A Letter From Fred: Sweet Lorraine Song

Here’s a great story and song. Fred Stobaugh charmed the globe as a 96 year-old songwriter, but his legacy might be as a marriage healer. Phil Luciano’s piece in the Peoria Journal Star: link YouTube documentary, which tells the main story (#1 video), and 5 more videos that tell the followup story of the song …

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