Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

A Fuller Hope

Many people assume without  question that the final Christian hope is to leave this wicked world of space, time and matter and to go off, as disembodied souls, into heaven‟. That is fine as a statement of what happens to God‟s … Continue reading

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Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Cantata 140 – J. S. Bach)

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I like Cigars, but I love my Pipes even more

As an eight year pipe-smoker, I have found my pipes to be vastly better companions than cigars. Cigars are celebratory. I never turn down cigars on birthdays and the birth of children (one of many reasons I hope to have many … Continue reading

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Advent Prayer

By Peter Leithart Father, You are light, and You dwell in the unapproachable, eternal light of Your Son and Spirit.  In You is no darkness or shifting shadow. On the first day, You made light shine in the midst of … Continue reading

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Communion Meditation: United to Him

Our Lord Jesus Christ comes for us. He comes for us because we have been made worthy in His sight. We are his lovely children; created by His love for the Bride. At this table we come adorned with royal … Continue reading

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Exhortation: Examining our Lives

Today marks the first Sunday of Advent. It is the beginning of a rich season of anticipation and preparation. For centuries Christians have used the month prior to the celebration of Christ’s incarnation to ready their hearts and their homes … Continue reading

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