Category Archives: Bible~Theology

War Room: Hope or Hype?

Dear friends,So the War Room movie hit #1 status in the box offices, and that’s pretty amazing for an overtly Christian film. Immediately, my Facebook feed filled with glowing endorsements from my friends. “This movie is awesome! You must go … Continue reading

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Peace Be With You

Peace be with you, the peace of Jesus… Peace with God: a communion and a transformation paid by his sacrifice. Peace with others: authentic fellowship, forgiveness, and compassion. Peace within you: Shalom healing and affirmation deep in the soul. Peace … Continue reading

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An Odd Palm and an Odd Parable for Palm Sunday

This morning, we heard the familiar Palm Sunday passage, and the children paraded around the church sanctuary waving their palm fronds. The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way … Continue reading

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Maryland Through My Lens #4: The Works of Our Hands

Welcome back to my Maryland Through My Lens series. I’ve been back home for over a week now. When I was trying to figure out how to divvy up the pictures among blog posts, I decided to do it by … Continue reading

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Pure Devotion (Advent Poem 2014)

Pure Devotion (In Metered Rhyme and Free Verse) by Virginia Knowles, Advent 2014 I. My Messiah’s pure devotion Set his mission into motion He preached his message clear and sure And lived his gospel bold and pure So innocent, he … Continue reading

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Grateful Grace #2: "Broken Hallelujah" and the Story Behind the Song

Friends, Here’s a song for those days (or weeks or months or years) when nothing seems to be going right. Yeah, I’ve had them, too. This is what puts the smile back on my face. “Broken Hallelujah“ by The Afters … Continue reading

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When Wilt Thou Save the People? (Strength in Hymn)

“When Wilt Thou Save the People?” by Ebenezer Elliott When wilt thou save the people? O God of mercy, when?Not kings and lords, but nations!Not thrones and crowns, but men!Flowers of thy heart,O God, are they;Let them not pass,┬álike weeds, … Continue reading

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