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Apt Words From an Old Dutchman

History is filled with individuals whose contributions in art, literature, science, and theology have only gained full appreciation after their death. Some found widespread popularity generations after they had passed. It is noted that Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings were hardly appealing to 19th century Europeans. Van Gogh’s brother, Theo, purchased one of his sibling’s works merely out of pity. Karl Marx believed…

Reflections on 1 John 1

Wednesday Marked our first mid-week Bible study. We’re going through 1 John, a little epistle that packs a powerful punch, for the next few months. Few books in scripture are as lucid and compelling as this letter. John contrasts the life characterized by faith in Jesus Christ as one of light, love and truth. He makes a contrast, ascribing darkness, falsehood and…