A CHANCE exchange of emails and a Sunday sermon led to this week’s main topic. The odd story of the Samaritan sorcerer Simon Magus recorded in Acts 8:9-25 prompted a discussion of those who seek to possess and profit from supernatural power. It’s as relevant today as it was in first-century Samaria.
THE SKY over Norway almost literally exploded December 9, 2009, the night before President Barack Obama arrived in Oslo to receive his Nobel
War Peace Prize. Experts claim it was a failed Russian missile test, but the timing seems a little odd.
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Our focus today was on The Manhattan Declaration, a position paper issued Nov. 20, 2009 by a group of prominent Christian leaders. In short, the declaration calls Orthodox, Catholic, and evangelical Christians to defend the sanctity of human life, the dignity of marriage, and the rights of conscience and religious liberty. Those are unquestionably values on which Christians can agree — but is it a statement of faith or a dominionist political platform?
If that isn’t enough, cattle are being mutilated with surgical precision in Georgia.
Instead of fixating on these things, which Christ told us to expect, take a break and remember the words of Paul:
[W]hatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.