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Cheap Grace

“Cheap grace is preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer. These words are just as true today as they were when they were uttered several … Continue reading

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Ousted

For the first time ever, the CBS reality show “Survivor” has removed a player from the game. Dan Spilo was kicked off the show for repeated inappropriate touching. He was warned about such behavior, yet failed to heed the warning. … Continue reading

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Bad Teammate

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will miss at least 6 to 10 weeks after being punched by teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali in the locker room. Smith suffered a broken jaw that required surgery to repair the injuries. Coach Todd Bowles … Continue reading

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Highest Regard

NFL fans were hugely disappointed with the performance of the replacement referees during the recent lockout of the regular officials. Players too, were frustrated with the missed calls, inconsistency and lack of confidence demonstrated by the replacements. Action often came … Continue reading

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Conditioned Response

There is a dog in my home town that barks at every passing train. As many trains as there are going through town, you would think that the dog would finally quit barking. But I suppose that he thinks he … Continue reading

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