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About drbob76

Retired missionary, pastor, seminary professor, Board Certified Chaplain and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Director.

SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

RUNNING WITHOUT GETTING WEARY Glenn Cunningham was just 7 years old when he nearly died in an explosion that killed his brother. He had gone to his one-room schoolhouse on the Indiana prairie with his several siblings one cold January morning. Finding … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson XV) Now, says John Wesley, the testimony of the Spirit of God must, in the very nature of things, come before the … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson XIV) Medieval church scholar Nicholas of Lyra (1210-1270) tells us that for him, the two terms [Abba and Patēr] are placed next … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson XIII) What the Apostle Paul wrote the Ephesians sure sounds a lot like what he said to the Romans when he scolded … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson XII) Jewish Christian writer W. A. Liebenberg notes that some people take Paul’s statement here about Yeshua being under the Law even … Continue reading

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CALLED TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCHES CHAPTER FOUR (Lesson XI) J. L. Nye (1883-1965), the Sunday school teacher who collected illustrations on certain Bible verses, tells this touching story that illustrates … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER!

You can choose where, when, and how much time you spend thinking negative thoughts, regardless of your circumstances. Research involving prisoners of war documented  that those who intentionally chose positive thoughts, such as thinking about people at home praying for … Continue reading

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