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The Beatitudes: The Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy” (Matthew 5:7). It is reported that Mohandas Gandhi once told the British Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin: “When your country and mine shall get together on the teachings laid down by … Continue reading

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Paradoxical Words

Webster defines the word “paradox” to mean “something that is made up of two opposite things that seems impossible but is actually true or possible… a statement that seems to say two opposite things but that may be true” (www.merriam-webster.com). … Continue reading

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Parables: Prayer

“Ere you left your room this morning, did you think to pray?   In the name of Christ our Savior, did you sue for loving favor as a shield today? When you met with great temptation, did you think to pray?  … Continue reading

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