Easter Sunday – old testament resurrection and the peacock

Daniel 12:2 – And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. Isaiah 26:19 – Your dead shall live; their bodies shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For your dew is a dew of light, and the…… Continue reading Easter Sunday – old testament resurrection and the peacock

the daily carnage, 4-9-20

Before anything, a reminder today is Maundy* Thursday. In Act One (Maundy Thursday) Jesus’ actions reveal that discipleship means crossing the boundary from selfishness to servanthood. While the plot against him begins to unfold, Jesus has a meal with his disciples and afterwards washes their feet. The humility and self-denial of the foot-washing  foreshadow the…… Continue reading the daily carnage, 4-9-20

the daily mud, 4-6-20

Not that you can make it out but our sump pump is working very well. These are two pictures off the side and back end of our porch where water being pumped out of the sump pump is overflowing from the drainage tube we have hooked up to it. The tube runs underground through the…… Continue reading the daily mud, 4-6-20

the daily cross, 3-18-20

As long as I’m sitting here staring at the walls I might as well show you one of the walls I’m staring at. These are crosses and Jesus-related pictures I have gathered over the decades. Some have been picked up at trinket shops, used item stores, received as gifts, ones which have been in the…… Continue reading the daily cross, 3-18-20

the daily purge … or something, 3-16-20

Social distancing is the phrase of the day. The week. The month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has these three recommendations regarding the Wuhan virus: Stay home: People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to isolate at home during their illness. You should restrict activities outside your home, except for getting…… Continue reading the daily purge … or something, 3-16-20

the daily non-sponsor, 7-12-20

Writing and operating a wildly unpopular web-blob is not as easy as you might believe. I’ve been on WordPress dot com going on five years now throwing things away and examining church services around town. The only real content I offer is the Gospel I add to the end of most posts but every now and then…… Continue reading the daily non-sponsor, 7-12-20

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

the daily purge 10-10-19

This book contains yer nermal religions such as Catholicism, Lutheran, Islam and other everyday beliefs. Does the book include the following religions? Read it and find out. Find it a local Christian bookstore in Noblesville. Dudeism is a philosophy and lifestyle based on the character Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski in the movie The Big Lebowski.…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-10-19

the daily poke 9-6-19

Lee Horsey Oswald   Proverbs 6:6-11 6-11 You lazy fool, look at an ant.     Watch it closely; let it teach you a thing or two. Nobody has to tell it what to do.     All summer it stores up food;     at harvest it stockpiles provisions. So how long are you going to laze around doing nothing?     How…… Continue reading the daily poke 9-6-19

the daily poke 8-14-19

Cro-Harland Man (susicivus coctis) 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 7-10 Because of the extravagance of those revelations, and so I wouldn’t get a big head, I was given the gift of a handicap to keep me in constant touch with my limitations. Satan’s angel did his best to get me down; what he in fact did was push…… Continue reading the daily poke 8-14-19