Category Archives: jesus

Love is Patient

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Love is patient…. (1 Corinthians 13:4) When Paul embarks on a description of the characteristics that distinguish love from other virtues, he begins with patience. This seems at first counterintuitive. What has patience to do with love? Shouldn’t he begin … Continue reading

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Grandfather God

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When I saw God He had a long, white beard And He’d bring me gifts At the end of the year But the big one comes In the by and by From the Santa Claus Up in the sky —Kurt … Continue reading

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The Dead Man Came Out

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Allowing or Causing Near the end of Batman Begins, Batman (Christian Bale) confronts Ra’s al Ghul (Liam Neeson) in a speeding train. After a fierce fight, it becomes plain that Batman has won, and Ra’s al Ghul expects to be … Continue reading

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