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A Little Lower Than God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 24, 2021 • 34 Comments

O Lord, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth! When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained, What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Yet You have made... Read More

The Uncaused Cause

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 17, 2021 • 101 Comments

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.  He gathers the waters of the sea together in a water skin; He lays up the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth know the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in... Read More

Reality at Last!

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 10, 2021 • 40 Comments

Rather Than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. – Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), from Walden (1854) There are many people now spreading the word that we all survive the death of our bodies. A lot of them are near-death experiencers, so what they are teaching is little more than the fruit of their... Read More

Loving (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 03, 2021 • 30 Comments

Some may come and some may go. He will surely pass. When the one that left us here returns for us at last. We are but a moment’s sunlight, fading in the grass. Come on people now, smile on your brother. Everybody get together, try to love one another right now.  -Chet Powers (1937-1994), From... Read More

Loving (Part I)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 26, 2021 • 39 Comments

If you hear the song I sing, you will understand. You hold the key to love and fear all in your trembling hand. Just one key unlocks them both! It’s there at your command. Come on people now, smile on your brother. Everybody get together, try to love one another right now. – Chet Powers... Read More

Fearless

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 19, 2021 • 32 Comments

Love is but a song we sing. Fear’s the way we die. You can make the mountains ring, or make the angels cry. Though the bird is on the wing, and you may not know why, Come on people now. Smile on your brother! Everybody get together, try to love one another right now. –... Read More

Devilish

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 12, 2021 • 69 Comments

At the sign of triumph Satan’s host doth flee; On, then, Christian soldiers, on to victory! Hell’s foundations quiver at the shout of praise; Brothers, lift your voices, loud your anthems raise! – Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924), from “Onward, Christian Soldiers” (1865) There is no powerful evil entity in opposition to God. It doesn’t matter whether... Read More

Substitutionary Atonement

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 05, 2021 • 52 Comments

Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus going on before! Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe; Forward into battle, see his banner go! – Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924), from “Onward, Christian Soldiers” (1865) Christianity itself is the central obstacle to the advancement of Jesus in the modern world. Jesus... Read More

The Power of Truth (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 29, 2021 • 44 Comments

We are the world. We are the children. We are the ones who make a brighter day, so let’s start giving. There’s a choice we’re making. We’re saving our own lives! It’s true we’ll make a better day, just you and me. – Michael Jackson (1958-2009) & Lionel Richie, from “We Are the World” (1985)... Read More

The Power of Truth (Part I)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 22, 2021 • 48 Comments

I can see clearly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It’s gonna be a bright, bright sunshiny day! – Johnny Nash (1940-2020), from “I Can See Clearly Now” (1972) The only way for humankind to fix all that is... Read More