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Reward and punishment

It is easy to thank God for our blessings. But what about all those people who don’t have those blessings? Does God love them any less? Or worse, do they somehow deserve the rotten end of the stick they got? Am I blessed with rewards or privileges while God takes them away from others? Continue reading

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Entitlement and creation

Dominion over something that was never ours to begin with, or domination over something to which we feel entitled? If I believe that all of creation, everything that makes up the material universe living and not, springs from the same source, have I reckoned the cost of what I want on that creation? Have I considered that it too is loved by God and have I treated it with love? Continue reading

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Male privilege

Straight white men have it easier than other people. I don’t like it but it’s true. It’s hard for me to admit that my position and achievements in life may be facilitated by something other than my own merit. But that’s true too. Continue reading

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It’s A Privilege to be Asked

The church is every bit as deserving (I would say a whole lot more) than all those other groups who call on me for my money. It is a real privilege to be asked. It is a real privilege to give! Continue reading

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