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taking it to the next level

I reached level 64 today. I’m glad it’s a multiplayer game. It wouldn’t be as much fun or as rewarding if you had to play alone.

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Good Friday indeed

By 3 Jesus is dead, having spoken only seven times. The sky turns black, there is an earthquake, rocks split into, dead people come out of their graves, only to die once more. And we call this Good Friday.

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for Kenny and Katelyn, on covenant

Sacrifice is the essence of covenant making. And the sacrifice you both offer today is yourselves

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be my Valentine(s)

Originally posted on the daysman:
It’s Valentine’s Day, or “single awareness day” as college students without a date often say. They may be confusing it with the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, when seven mobsters were killed in a Chicago gang feud. They do well to be confused about the significance of this holiday, since the…

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Jingle bell time is a swell time

Even in its most secular manifestations, Christmas reminds us that there is something more. It is is indeed a Holy Day.

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what the herald angels sang

Like most of the old hymns, “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” tells us things about God, not about ourselves or our needs.

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a humble beginning

For our sake He became poor, born in obscurity, practically unnoticed. This is how it had to be.

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Is it Christmas yet?

So we light the candles as the shadows deepen, and mark off the calendar as the days lengthen. It’s the Babe of Bethlehem that we long for, for God to come and dwell with us.

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He is risen just as He said

For centuries Christians have put little cemeteries by their little churches and on the outskirts of their little towns, waiting for that blessed hope, the glorious appearing of our great God and savior Jesus Christ.

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a prudent woman is from the Lord

Katie gives our shared life roots and steadiness, things I need. Things every man needs.

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