10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. (Eph. 6:10-11)
The old joke goes something like this:
There are those who make things happen. There are those who see things happen. There are those who wonder what happened.
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In our time of coronavirus we are watching business and market volatility. The stock market has lost a lot of “value” in these weeks. That can create panic.
It also creates a “buying” opportunity for investors who have cash ready to get into stocks that were overpriced and now have “value” in their price.
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Our New Testament reading for this past Sunday was from Ephesians 5:1-14. I have found this passage to be fundamental in my life. It is a passage that calls me to prayerfully self-examine my spiritual walk.
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My regular daily office reading has me in the Gospel of Matthew currently and today was Matthew 25.
It is still hard for me to read this passage and not have my upbringing in Bible reading flood my thoughts. In the past I was sure Matthew 24 and 25 were about the “end times” as in: “Are you rapture ready?” They are about the end times… and we are living in those times.
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“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.” — Thomas Merton
This is an excellent piece on Francis Collins. He lays out the numbers on infectious disease. Online most social media “experts” sitting in their living rooms, Collins is the scientist who worked on cracking the human genome. You might want to pay attention.
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