the view from the pew 12-28-19

Saturday evening service, Pastor Jason Taber officiating. We sang the following songs: “O Come, All Ye Faithful”, “Angels We Have Heard on High”, “Emmanuel”, “Away in a Manger” and “Joy to the World”. Thank you, Paul. Pastor invoked The Triune God into our hearts so we can be receptive to His word. We were then…… Continue reading the view from the pew 12-28-19

“having perfected our disguise, we spend our lives searching for someone we don’t fool.” ― Robert Brault – 12-30-19

2 Corinthians 11:12-15 12-15 And I’m not changing my position on this. I’d die before taking your money. I’m giving nobody grounds for lumping me in with those money-grubbing “preachers,” vaunting themselves as something special. They’re a sorry bunch—pseudo-apostles, lying preachers, crooked workers—posing as Christ’s agents but sham to the core. And no wonder! Satan does…… Continue reading “having perfected our disguise, we spend our lives searching for someone we don’t fool.” ― Robert Brault – 12-30-19

“The temper of the multitude is fickle” ― Niccolò Machiavelli – 12-27-19

Matthew 27:15-26 15-18 It was an old custom during the Feast for the governor to pardon a single prisoner named by the crowd. At the time, they had the infamous Jesus Barabbas in prison. With the crowd before him, Pilate said, “Which prisoner do you want me to pardon: Jesus Barabbas, or Jesus the so-called Christ?”…… Continue reading “The temper of the multitude is fickle” ― Niccolò Machiavelli – 12-27-19

“the dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program.” – larry niven – 12-26-19

Job 40:15-24 “Look at the land beast, Behemoth. I created him as well as you.     Grazing on grass, docile as a cow— Just look at the strength of his back,     the powerful muscles of his belly. His tail sways like a cedar in the wind;     his huge legs are like beech trees. His skeleton is…… Continue reading “the dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program.” – larry niven – 12-26-19

“i was just in australia … if darwin had landed there he’d have gone “i’m wrong.” ― robin williams – 12-24-19 – (vacation reading option)

  Jeremiah 13:24-27 “I’ll blow these people away—     like wind-blown leaves. You have it coming to you.     I’ve measured it out precisely.”         God’s Decree. “It’s because you forgot me     and embraced the Big Lie,     that so-called god Baal. I’m the one who will rip off your clothes,     expose and shame you before the watching world.…… Continue reading “i was just in australia … if darwin had landed there he’d have gone “i’m wrong.” ― robin williams – 12-24-19 – (vacation reading option)

the purging lutheran is taking a therapeutic break from therapy for two weeks. in its stead, tpl has pre-produced posts from my photo gallery, my life gleaned from the internet over the years. tpl will be back purging vis a vengeance janvāris 6, zwanzig-zwanzig – 12-23-19

Oh, Hi Marta. Matthew 6:25-26 25-26 “If you decide for God, living a life of God-worship, it follows that you don’t fuss about what’s on the table at mealtimes or whether the clothes in your closet are in fashion. There is far more to your life than the food you put in your stomach, more to…… Continue reading the purging lutheran is taking a therapeutic break from therapy for two weeks. in its stead, tpl has pre-produced posts from my photo gallery, my life gleaned from the internet over the years. tpl will be back purging vis a vengeance janvāris 6, zwanzig-zwanzig – 12-23-19

the daily purge (take 2) 12-19-19

[ editor note – The first try at this post flailed miserably. It’s been torn apart and burned. Here is the second attempt. ] Are you a Christian? If so you might want to study the cover of this book The Purging Lutheran gave to a local Christian bookshop in Central Indiana. This book is…… Continue reading the daily purge (take 2) 12-19-19