Monthly Archives: April 2020

(43)Clearing Our Minds…50th Anniversary

by Eugene Higgins 50th Anniversary! “And when the Day of Pentecost was fully come …” Adding the days when “Stay-at-home” was arbitrary to the days when the practice became mandatory, the 50th day has “fully come” – the 50th day in my … Continue reading

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(42)Clearing Our Minds…Of Bugles and Trumpets

by Eugene Higgins Of Bugles and Trumpets Like the hands of a clock, forever frozen in time by the explosion that stopped its movements (marking the exact moment of the blast) the mileage log book in my car read “March 11, Barrington.” That date was … Continue reading

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(41)Clearing Our Minds…The Count of Many Christians

by Eugene Higgins The Count of Many Christians In one of the most absorbing novels ever written, Alexander Dumas introduced us to the memorable character Edmond Dantès, a slandered, sinned-against sailor who became rich overnight but seemed never to drop … Continue reading

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(40)Clearing Our Minds…Who Do You Think is in Control?

By Eugene Higgins Who Do You Think is in Control? It was a December day in 1931, crisp and cool in New York City. Absent-mindedly, a man stepped off the curb to cross Fifth Avenue. Although preoccupied with his thoughts, he had checked … Continue reading

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(38)Clearing Our Minds…A Really Touching Message

by Eugene Higgins A Really touching message Yesterday’s references to touching was a tongue-in-cheek message. Not today’s. This is really about touching. (And I’m sincerely sorry for all the personal pronouns.)It has been weeks since I have hugged one of my grandchildren. I have seen them – … Continue reading

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(39)Clearing Our Minds…A Touching Message

by Eugene Higgins A Touching Message It was Mark Twain who said, “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.” Surely something of that sentiment must be in your mind … Continue reading

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Lutheran New Testament Removes the word ‘Israel’ – David Cloud

by David Cloud LUTHERAN NEW TESTAMENT REMOVES THE WORD “ISRAEL” (Friday Church News Notes, April 24, 2020, www.wayoflife.org fbns@wayoflife.org, 866-295-4143) – A New Testament published by the Danish Bible Society has removed the name Israel, except in one place. Called Bible 2020, it replaces Israel … Continue reading

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(37)Clearing Our Minds…The Vale of Years

by Eugene Higgins The Vale of Years If I were ever sequestered at home, forced to remain indoors with no conferences scheduled, no series of gospel meetings to take, and no need or even freedom to travel very far (I know, I know, that’s never … Continue reading

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(36)Clearing Our Minds…Eulogy or Elegy?

by Eugene Higgins Eulogy or Elegy? Two Psalms in the Psalter stand in vivid contrast. Forgetting, for a moment, our Western mentality’s slavish insistence on always having a chronological order (rather than a moral or thematic arrangement), we can ignore the reversed “after” and “before” … Continue reading

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Book: The Role of Women in the Local Church – Conclusion (pages 42-43)

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