Category Archives: Communion Meditations

Most Sincerely Dead

In The Wizard of Oz, when the house landed on the wicked witch of the East, the coroner was called to the scene. After examining the body, he famously proclaimed, “She’s not only merely dead, she’s really most sincerely dead!” … Continue reading

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Unafraid of Death

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Giving Them What They Want

A former business associate of President Donald Trump says that Trump was successful in business because of his strategy. Trump explains it this way–“I see what people want, and I give it to them.” That may be a great philosophy … Continue reading

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Dangerous Snake!

I just read about a 73-year-old woman who noticed a snake on the patio of her apartment. Investigating the serpent more closely, she saw the unmistakable hood that let her know that the snake she was dealing with was a … Continue reading

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Joy in Trials

Sometimes I scan the congregation during Sunday morning worship services. I like to see the faces of people as they express their love to God with their singing. I remember one time looking at the crowd and seeing the face … Continue reading

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Time Well-Spent

A certain man often referred to a special day in his childhood when his father took him fishing. The day was fixed in his adult mind, and he often reflected upon many of the things his father had taught him … Continue reading

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Accepting the Pardon

About the year 1830, a man named George Wilson killed a man. Wilson was tried, convicted and sentenced to be hanged. However, President Andrew Jackson sent him a pardon. But Wilson did a strange thing. He refused to accept the … Continue reading

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Lesson in Forgiveness

Retired baseball player Bill Buckner died Monday at the age of 69. Buckner was a good fielder and a great hitter, amassing 2,715 hits in a career that spanned over 2 decades. Buckner won a batting title in 1980 and … Continue reading

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Jesus Our Lord

“You were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.”—1 Corinthians 6:20. Stephen Olford says, “Jesus died to purchase us completely…there is no part of us that has not been bought outright. Christ alone owns our eyes to … Continue reading

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Joy of Serving

“…the joy of the Lord is your strength.”—Nehemiah 8:10 “No matter what kind of Christian service God has called you to, it’s a privilege to be in ministry and to serve Jesus Christ. In some ways, it’s the hardest work … Continue reading

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