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Truth

“The truth needs so little rehearsal.”—Barbara Kingsolver. Years ago I had a friend who liked to entertain people with the stories of his exploits. The trouble was, much of what he told was made up, and he didn’t keep good … Continue reading

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Accepting the Facts

In the movie “A Few Good Men”, Tom Cruise played the part of a prosecutor who was trying to pry the truth out of Col. Nathan Jessup, played by Jack Nicholson. Finally, Nicholson uttered what would become one of the … Continue reading

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Friend or Foe?

The primary purpose of the letter the apostle Paul wrote to the Galatian churches was to prevent them from making the horrible mistake of turning away from Christ as the sole source of their salvation. Some of the people there … Continue reading

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Is That Really What Happened?

A recent newspaper headline read—“Area weather wet, but no difficulties reported”. Ironically, just above the headline was a picture of a car upside down in a ditch beside the highway. The driver of the vehicle, who had lost control on … Continue reading

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Something about the Truth

I find it interesting the way the recent meeting between Kim Davis and Pope Francis was covered in the media. First, it was reported that Davis’ lawyer claimed that the two had met. It was as if Davis and her … Continue reading

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He Should Have Listened!

Pilate has gone down in history as one of the worst villains of all time. He could have avoided this dubious distinction if only he had listened. He should have listened to his wife. (Are you husbands paying attention?) “While … Continue reading

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To Be Honest

Washington Redskins head football coach Mike Shanahan was talking with reporters after giving his reasons for sitting down quarterback Robert Griffin III for the rest of this season. He said, “I’m trying to be as honest as I can, and I … Continue reading

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Misleading

Headlines assigned to newspaper articles do not often correctly inform you of the content of the story. In fact, headlines are often quite misleading. Recently, I glanced at the sports section and saw a story about the Miami Dolphins’ bullying … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction?

A Costco store in Southern California is catching heat for displaying some Bibles for sale that were labelled as fiction. This, of course, has upset some people who consider the Bible the final authority for all truth. Costco has issued … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef?

Many restaurants advertise that they sell only Angus beef, implying that the quality is superior. I know for a fact that Angus beef is good because my Dad raises it, and I have enjoyed it often. Imagine someone going into … Continue reading

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