Monthly Archives: March 2015

Resurrection Sunday

Since next Sunday is the day commonly called Easter, let’s talk about it for a moment. A good starting place might be to trace the origin of the term. According to the New Unger’s Bible Dictionary, it “is of Saxon … Continue reading

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Roads

A few years ago, Texas opened a much-ballyhooed tollway to bypass the parking lot called Austin. I have no idea how many billions of dollars were spent on this tollway, but it’s only two lanes each direction. There was easily … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit

Every Christian, along with a hefty portion of non-Christians, knows who God is and who Jesus is. They could tell you that God is the Father and Jesus is His Son, and most could tell you that it is Jesus—through … Continue reading

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G.R.O.S.S.

Prepare to be grossed out. I was. We’ve probably all experienced this, most of us more than once, but that doesn’t make it any less unpleasant. Yesterday, I had to use the toilet in a public restroom, as people my … Continue reading

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Blind Bartimaeus

There’s an interesting passage in the 10th chapter of Mark in which a blind man seeks to have Jesus heal his blindness:     46     Then they came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a … Continue reading

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Newspaper Foolishness

The newspaper industry is hurting. Circulation is in a long-term downward trend for almost all major newspapers. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram recognizes the problem and has a unique solution. The solution is to cut back on customer service. Antagonize the … Continue reading

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How Blessed I Am

Although I live in a metropolitan area with a population of some seven million people, many of whom seem to drive two cars at the same time, I normally manage to avoid the worst of rush hour traffic. I stay … Continue reading

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