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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

JEWISH JAZZ Years ago, a young African-American, the grandson of slaves, was born in a poor neighborhood of New Orleans known as the “Back of Town.” His father abandoned the family when the child was an infant; his mother became … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER FOURTEEN (Lesson IX) German scholar John Bengel comes to the conclusion that giving sincere thanks to God sanctifies all actions no matter how awkward or different. It … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER FOURTEEN (Lesson VIII) It is quite clear that while Jesus and His disciples visited the synagogue each Sabbath Day, and the earliest missionary services by Paul the … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER FOURTEEN (Lesson VII) A number of early church scholars have several things to say about this subject of the Roman believers placing certain priorities in their lives … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER FOURTEEN (Lesson VI) Augustine addresses this same subject again in another of his commentaries. He suggests that apparently there were still some in Rome who were quick … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

John Steinbeck (1902-1968), born in Salinas, California, came from a family of moderate means. He attended Stanford University but never graduated. In 1925 he went to New York where he tried for a few years to establish himself as a … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

THE MORE YOU GIVE THE MORE YOU RECEIVE When I read this story, I noticed that it was short and sweet. But it also contained a powerful message that could benefit us all. Here is the story as told by … Continue reading

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