Author Archives: Rob

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Keeping Our Oaths

According to a post on the McKinley-Irvin family law website, based on U.S. Census Bureau statistics In America there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. 41% of all first marriages end in divorce, that number rises to 60% of second marriages, and 73% of third marriages. People who wait to get married until they

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Surgical Holiness

The movie “127 hours” is based on the story of Aaron Ralston a 27-year-old experienced outdoorsman from Aspen Colorado.  He was hiking in a canyon in Utah on a 13-mile hike, when an 800-pound boulder shifted and pinned his arm.  Knowing that nobody knew where he was, after being stuck there for 5 days, he

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Under the influence

How do you know when someone is drunk?  I actually found some answers to that question on wiki-how.  It was pretty standard stuff glassy or bloodshot eyes, smell alcohol on their breath or clothes, inability to walk a straight line, or handle simple motor function, like fumbling with their keys, spilling a drink, etc., slurred speech. 

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For God so loved

So the Nativity story is basically found in two places.  It is found in the first two chapters of Matthew and the first two chapters of Luke.  In Luke 1 we find the story of Mary being visited by the angel Gabriel who tells her that she is going to give birth to Jesus.  And

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Bucket List

As the old year-ends and the New Year begins this is a time when thinking about things we might like to accomplish or experience comes naturally to us. I don’t have an actual list, but Jacob and I have talked about a few things that we would like to do together sometime as a father

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Hezekiah’s Prayer Part 2

So we learned a lot about prayer from Hezekiah, last week. But I think there is more that we can still learn from Hezekiah about prayer. So today we are going to address what happens in the next chapter of his life. Let’s begin by look at Isaiah 38, verse 1: “In those days Hezekiah

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Nearsighted Faith

According to Wikipedia, Mr. Magoo was a wealthy, short-statured retiree who gets into a series of comical situations as a result of his nearsightedness, compounded by his stubborn refusal to admit the problem. However, through uncanny streaks of luck, the situation always seems to work itself out for him, leaving him no worse than before.

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