Posts made in May, 2017

People brought to him…

People brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment. One night, Febin Bellamy, a student at Washington’s Georgetown University, exchanged a nod with the janitor who cleaned the study room.  From that, a friendship developed and, with it, Febin’s awareness of the employees who keep Georgetown running.  Bus drivers, custodians, food service workers – each person had a story, Febin discovered, and deserved to be noticed...

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It is not right…

It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs. “Outsider”, the dictionary defines it as someone who is “excluded from or does not belong to” a particular group.  Outsiders do not have the same advantages that insiders do.  We see an outsider desperate to gain access to the privileges of the ultimate insider group.  The Gentile woman, frantic for her daughter to be set free from a demon, falls...

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Nothing that enters one from…

Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person. You can understand where the confusion came from.  It all started with that tree in the garden, when God told our first parents, “From that tree you shall not eat; when you eat from it you shall die”.  So it must be all about what we eat, right? That means the best way to please God is to pay extra close attention to what goes into our mouths.  But which diet should we...

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What is man that you should be mindful of him?

Have you ever tried to count the stars but found the task overwhelming? Or as a student, did you gaze into a microscope and become amazed at all the activity in a single drop of pond water? We truly do live in an amazing, complex world! The more we discover about the universe, the more insignificant one human being can seem. But do not forget each of these amazing discoveries were made by human beings. It shows us that the intricate working of...

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