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Fairbanks or Bust

How elusive wisdom is to the young! So it must be in general, and it was unquestionably accurate in my case (not to mention my roommate, Richard’s) in the year 1990. We were both in our early 20s and had … Continue reading

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Alms

“Who gives himself with his alms feeds three—himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.”                                         –James Russell Lowell (1819-1891). I was walking … Continue reading

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Eternal Security?

Once saved, always saved? Or are we responsible for maintaining our connection with God and a basic standard of Christian behavior? If we don’t, what happens? What if I were to lose heart completely, come to despair over some sin … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Mercy

“For God has bound all men over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all” (Romans 11:32, NIV). Really? That has to be a typo or a misquote or something. No, it’s right there; I just read it … Continue reading

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