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Evening the score

“You have heard the law that says the punishment must match the injury: ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say, do not resist an evil person! If someone slaps you on the right … Continue reading

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Walking together

“I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the … Continue reading

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‘When you pray …’

“When you pray, don’t be like the hypocrites who love to pray publicly on street corners and in the synagogues where everyone can see them. I tell you the truth, that is all the reward they will ever get. But when … Continue reading

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The Equalizer

“Look at my Servant, whom I have chosen.     He is my Beloved, who pleases me. I will put my Spirit upon him,     and he will proclaim justice to the nations. He will not fight or shout     or raise his voice … Continue reading

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Faith or fear; what will it be?

Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when you’re always afraid Step out of line, the men come and take you away We better stop, hey, what’s that sound? Everybody look what’s goin’ down     … Continue reading

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We have won this war

Morning sun rising There’s sleep in our eyes And echoes of nightmares Taunt us with lies But this is a new day This is the dawn There is a new way Calling us on   Hunger and hatred War and … Continue reading

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How good are you?

“But I warn you—unless your righteousness is better than the righteousness of the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven! Matthew 5:20 In other words: Unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of … Continue reading

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Faith, and my Smith & Wesson

Faith alone will not protect you in a house of God. Dylan Roof, who fatally shot nine congregants in a Bible Study in a Charleston South Carolina church, didn’t start shooting until the parishioners closed their eyes to pray. So … Continue reading

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