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I’ve heard this story before. It goes much like this: A worldly reader, up on Bible verses, goes into a popular neighborhood bar and lays down a tidy sum on a bet that Delilah didn’t cut off Samson’s hair. A throng of other patrons, all even vaguely familiar with the...

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December 16, 2018 Be like Jesus. That is the greatest charge for us Christians. But it is so much easier to say than to carry out. For one, among a litany of requirements, to be even someone like Jesus, it takes owning great faith. For another, it takes being a great...

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December 9, 2018 We’re in Matthew 14, specifically verses 30 and 31: The wind is whipping up harder and harder. The water in the Sea of Galilee is raging and billowing. A boat carrying twelve men tosses about on the waves, clearly out of human control. Fear is in the...

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December 2, 2018 Across the bay on the island of St. John in the Virgin Islands, they still tell stories about my grandfather, Henry Roberts. The one that I’ve heard the most – at least from my father – goes this way: Ol’ Henry was walking alone on a road to town one...

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As we all know full well, Jesus gave Himself up and died for all of us – even those who murdered Him. By His way – God’s way – even our Lord’s enemies were His friends. Just from that one consideration, can’t you see why we’re all here today? Again – Jesus died for...

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Every week in our assemblies, we try – Lord knows we try – to connect with Jesus and what He was going through in carrying out that greatest of sacrifices. For more reasons than just that we are of fickle flesh, we can’t fully immerse our beings in the experience. We...