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Questions for the Guard

Easter MondayMatthew 27:8-15You were bribed to keep your mouth shut though your eyes were wide open.  They were not shut.  You were not sleeping.  You saw what you saw and yet, now, coins fill your pockets but your heart is empty.How do you sleep at night? How do you ever close your eyes again after what you saw...and denied? Does the glorious image of the Resurrection now float behind your...

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Unanswered Prayers

Luke 1:5-25Whenever I take the time to look back on my life I am amazed at the goodness of God. Especially so in light of my wandering ways. When I look back at the things I asked for and what was given to me instead I am filled with praise and thanksgiving. Like the country song says, "some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers."Scripture tells us that God's ways are not our ways and...

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An Eternal Family Tree

Matthew 1:18-25I often like to contemplate the chain of events that brought me to existence. I wonder what sort of things had to happen for my father and mother to meet. Then I dive deeper in grandparents, great-grandparents and on and on. Could one missed appointment have meant my not being born? Could a premature death changed our family's lineage forever?I also like to think about the people in...

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St. Andrew and the Baptism of Jesus

Thursday November 30th, 2017Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle & MartyrIn a few days we will begin our 2017 Advent Scripture Study.  Many of us will be using The 4 Simple Steps to Better Scripture Meditationsas a guide, journal, and framework for our daily study. I've used this method for many years and have gained great insight and fruits from it. I hope you will consider joining us for the study....

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