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The Weakness of God

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“…the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.” —1 Corinthians 1:25 It is tempting to regard what Paul said in 1 Corinthians as meaning that God, at his weakest, is still stronger than all the strength humans can muster. … Continue reading

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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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