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Blankets White

For to the snow he says, “Fall on the earth” … (Job 37:6). When God speaks the word, it snows. It’s just that simple. In this verse, the Bible is reminding us that the Lord sends to us the calm

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The Long Way Home

You were probably as blessed as I by Toyota’s Super Bowl commercial featuring the impressive but humble athlete, Jessica Tatiana Long. Alexandra DeSanctis of the National Review called it “the most touching ad during the Super Bowl.” In terms of

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The Horrors of Hate

Some of this is quite graphic. For that, I apologize, but I want you to know what is happening in China. (This is not for your young children.) I’ve been reading up on China’s internment camps, and – quite frankly –

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Remember

I write these words on International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021. Today marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp, Auschwitz. Six million Jews were systematically terminated in 35 countries. Adding to the horror of that

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The Gray Zone

Today I want to take up the subject of the gray zone. No, I’m not talking about Chicago winters, which can seem to hang on until May – though I remember them well. Nor the world of law. And I’m

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Hope for a Broken People

As I write this on Wednesday afternoon, our highest leaders in government are considering the second impeachment of President Donald Trump. “The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are destroyed by fire.” I can’t help but remember

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Too Close to Call?

No, I’m not talking about the Senate runoff in Georgia. I’m talking about Psalm 90, the only psalm attributed to Moses. For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch

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Hindsight: 2020

God doesn’t waste any time. Let me clarify: God doesn’t waste any time. By that I mean that God, at every point in history, is always absolutely purposeful in all of His actions. Nothing which we have experienced this year

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Merry!

Certain dimensions of 2020 haven’t felt all that merry, have they? It’s left some folks wondering if “Merry Christmas” fits at all this year. I would submit to you, humbly but with conviction, that “Merry” fits now more than ever!

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Between Already and Not Yet

When I learned Sunday afternoon that the vaccine had landed at Louisville International Airport, I rejoiced. Please allow me to explain. Whether or not you plan to take the COVID-19 vaccination, I think you will agree with me that we

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