Tag Archives: Christ

Why is it called “Good” Friday?


“Good Friday is a fast day created by the Roman Catholic Church in the 4th century A.D. (long after Jesus died). The day is dedicated to commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus.”  “I’ve read that the word good used … Continue reading

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Judges in Passing


People working in the mental health industry—aides, nurses, therapists and doctors—judge others.   A diagnosis is a judgment of what is normal or abnormal, sick or healthy.  Doctors and therapists make these diagnoses, then they and nurses and aides talk about patients’ … Continue reading

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Reading the Textbook


An acquaintance and I were talking about our Christian faith.  We agreed that it was all about humility before God and service to one another.             “And taking care of yourself first,” she added.             “Where does it say that … Continue reading

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One to 6,868,700,000


I always wondered why God told Adam and Eve not to eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge.  Then I read that it was because if humankind had knowledge then they would also have power, and humankind was not … Continue reading

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To the Church at Plymouth


Your senior pastor has been with you for eleven years; your assistant pastor, five years.  Within four months, you will be losing both of them.  Who will you call to replace them?  Will you call a gay or lesbian pastor … Continue reading

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