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Ten Words #9: Little White Lies (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.–Exodus 20:16 Growing up, I had a very narrow view of this ninth commandment: don’t lie. It seemed simplified, but not easy; straightforward, and yet superiorly complicated. Consider the things that we lie … Continue reading

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Modern Day Parables (2/17/13)

The word for parable, mashal, translates to be “side by side” (parallel explanations), but sometimes it has been used to define the “hidden things” that Jesus taught his disciples and crowds who followed him. Either way, it’s clear that Jesus … Continue reading

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