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Peace Series: Not Food and Drink

“The Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17). The context concerns the eating of clean and unclean food (Romans 14:14).  The church at Rome was composed of … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Righteousness and Peace Have Kissed

“Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed” (Psalm 85:10). If God demanded righteous according to truth without mercy there could be no peace.  This is true because “all have sinned and fall short of the glory … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes: Those Who Hunger and Thirst

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for (after KJV) righteousness, for they shall be filled” (Matthew 5:6). The longer I live, the more convinced I am that true discipleship starts with attitude and will.  It is an internal desire and … Continue reading

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Justice

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1902-1932. He understood that there were limits on human judges. He was once exhorted by Judge Learned Hand “Do justice, Sir, do justice.” Justice Holmes replied “That is … Continue reading

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