Judgment Call: Safe at Home! Game 3 of the World Series and God’s Judgment

I don’t watch baseball but I was aware the world series was going on last night. I saw in the news this morning that a pivotal judgment call was made in Game 3 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the…

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Adventist Ethics in God’s Judgment Micah 7:9

Adventists share a lot with other Christian groups but are often viewed for the uniqueness: SDAs worship on Saturday (not Sunday), believe in soul sleep (not an immortal soul that leaves a person at death), and practice healthful living by…

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Adventists, Divine Judgment and Full-On Grace

My car radio has a treble and a bass. Turning up the treble allows me to hear higher frequency sounds. Turning up the bass allows me to her the deep low tones. I can turn down one and turn up…

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Risk: Nothing Ventured-Nothing Gained

A recent post on my favorite blog–Institute for Faith, Work and Economics,– corresponded with my morning devotion. I thought I would share ideas from both. Tim Hoerr’s post on Why Worship Involves Risk shows how it takes initiative and risk…

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American Beastly Leadership (5 of 5)-The Last in Long Series

This post summarizes the main ideas of a long series of 17 posts on Servant vs Beastly Leadership. This concludes a subseries of 5 on American beastly leadership. Servant leadership I equate with the “Lamb” leadership of Christ. This has…

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American Beastly Leadership (2 of 5)-#14 in Series

In post #13 on “servant” or “beastly” leadership, I used Revelation 10-14 to show the emergence of Adventists and America in prophecy and as agents of servant leadership. The strongest match was made for Adventists. The identifiers were:  use of…

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American Beastly Leadership (1 of 5)– #13 in Series

The last 12 posts contrasted beastly and servant leadership, using scripture illustrations to show a great war wages for our allegiance. One side pulls individuals and nations toward evil and beastly leadership, characterized by lots of speaking, limited or poor…

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Post 12-Review of Servant and Beastly Leadership Series

American and Adventist leadership will be our next focus in this long series contrasting servants and beasts. As a review, the last 11 posts covered: Resisting Beastly Leadership: Flowers in the Darkest Hours contrasted Jesus’ representation of God’s leadership on…

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