Tag Archives: Ephesians 2

Flunking High School Algebra Is Not The End Of The World

Sometimes high school students ask me how to become a judge. Here’s my standard answer: First, study hard and get as good grades as you can, then apply to a good college. When you get there, study hard and get as … Continue reading

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Geeks and God and All Things New

I was a band geek. I hung out with band geeks, marched like a band geek, and yes I looked like a band geek. No, I don’t have pictures. But I did find a great article that talks about awkward … Continue reading

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A Royal Baby, a Royal Name, and the Royal Treatment

[This is the first post in what inadvertently became a three-part series on the theme on royalty. Part two will appear tomorrow and part three the next day.] *** A London hospital is the birthplace of a baby who will one … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Superhero

[I have a new post up at Think Christian. Here’s the opening:] Man of Steel or Lantern of Light? They found Krypton! Just in time, too, since we have the new Superman movie Man of Steel right around the corner. … Continue reading

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The Gospel According To Stuart Little

Over at Little House on the Circle, Jeannie Prinsen recently provided a wonderful excerpt from E.B. White’s Stuart Little, where Stuart meets a telephone lineman who talks of his many years on the road, the miles he’s traveled and all he’s found, including “fields … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia – not a single camel went through the eye of a needle

[Gloria Furman and I wrote back and forth a bit on Mark 10:25 as a subject for a post and she said, “This is my big chance to write about some reflections on the anatomy of camels and what it would … Continue reading

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Flashers Give Joy To Tourists – Best Money Ever Spent

If you can watch this without getting a lump in your throat, you’re made of sterner stuff than I am: Of all the people in the crowd, I’d want to be the little girl on the lamppost! They were performing … Continue reading

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It Is Finished

A dark deed … and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. (Acts 2:23.) … led to calling this day Good Friday … Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, … Continue reading

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Dirty Underwear

[This is the second part of a series on what the Bible teaches about our standing with God. Part one explored God’s love and the fact that – despite sinning – we are always in God’s good pleasure. Today’s post … Continue reading

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If Life Was Fair, We’d All Be Doomed

I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you wish … .” “You … Continue reading

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