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There Has Been No Loss of Wonders, Only a Loss of Wonder – A Brief Summons to Awe

April 10, 2018 6 Comments
There Has Been No Loss of Wonders, Only a Loss of Wonder – A Brief Summons to Awe

A big problem today is that of widespread boredom. With all the diversions available to us, one would think we would be one of the least bored generations in history. There are various forms of entertainment available to us quite literally at our fingertips: television, streaming video, radio, the Internet, video games, and more. Yet […]

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A Powerful Parable Against the Premises of Unbelief

June 21, 2015 20 Comments
A Powerful Parable Against the Premises of Unbelief

There are many reasons for the unbelief rampant in our times. Among them is the claim by some that because they do not see or hear evidence of God or an afterlife, our belief in these is just wishful thinking on our part so as to avoid the conclusion that everything ends with our death, that this world is […]

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More from the Wonder and Awe File: If You Think You’re in a Hurry, You have no Idea….

July 21, 2010 23 Comments

Feeling a little Rushed Lately? –  If you feel a little rushed lately you might be surprised at how fast you’re actually moving, even when you’re “Standing still.” The earth at this latitude of Washington DC is spinning at about 750 Miles an hour. But the spinning earth is also rotating around the Sun at approximately 67,000 […]

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Wonder and Awe File: On the Magnificence and”Minificence”of Creation

July 20, 2010 21 Comments

I know,  I made the word up: “minificence.” I’ll define in a moment. But I want to ponder with you for a moment the awesome mystery of size and numbers as we look out and as we look in. Outer Space: As we look out on to God’s Universe we cannot even fathom how huge, […]

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Disability or Different Ability?

January 26, 2010 29 Comments

Allow me to begin with a parable. Every now and then I take a perfectly good paper clip and I untwist and reconfigure it for some purpose. Once I used untwisted paperclips to hang Christmas ornaments on the tree. Another time I untwisted and fashioned a paperclip into a hook to keep my file drawer […]

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Finding God in the Snow

December 18, 2009 19 Comments

It’s snowing in Washington. Not every one likes snow but is it an amazing work of God. He takes a barren winter landscape and creates it anew. I can almost hear the Lord saying, “Behold, I make all things new!” In the modern world we often walk past the glory of God and hardly notice the […]

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