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Musical Notes: Harvest Home

One of the great Thanksgiving hymns is Come, ye thankful people, come, or alternatively known by a phrase it uses several times, Harvest Home.  The genius of this hymn’s lyrics is the multiple layers of meaning that are all appropriate … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget (Remembrance Day)

INTRODUCTION Veterans Day, known in several other countries as Remembrance Day, previously named Armistice Day: as we have heard, this was originally a day set aside to celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars.  As further wars … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed on All Saints’ Sunday

Sermon on Ephesians 1 on All Saints’ Sunday Overwhelming. Is that a negative word to you, “overwhelming”?  Do you associate that with the feeling you get when facing a large project or task, or a very full schedule?  We can … Continue reading

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The Bible is Apocalyptic

This is part 13 of 16 in the series “The Bible Is…“ “Apocalypse” is a common term in our culture today, but has taken on a connotation somewhat tangential to its original meaning. The word comes from Greek, apokalypsis, and … Continue reading

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The Bible is a book of Paul’s Epistles

This is part ten of sixteen in a series, “The Bible Is…“ A brief survey of the New Testament quickly reveals that, by title count, one man authored large chunk of it: 13 of 27 books – nearly half – … Continue reading

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Article 22: Purgatory, etc.

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 22 states: XXII. Of Purgatory The Romish Doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, Worshipping, and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also invocation of Saints, … Continue reading

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Article 4: the Resurrection of Christ

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 4 states: Of the Resurrection of Christ Christ did truly rise again from death, and took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining … Continue reading

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