Monthly Archives: February 2010

Everlasting Love for Frail Children of Dust: The Gospel of Jesus in the Life of my Grand-Dad

The blog has fallen silent for the past few weeks, and one of the major reasons for this is the recent death of my grandfather. After a long and draining bout with congestive heart failure, Basil Smith Sr. went to … Continue reading

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Joy at the Table

“The most remarkable characteristic of those early communion services was that they were celebrations. The tone was one of joy and gratitude, rather than sorrow and repentance. In the beginning, communion was part of an entire meal. Believers brought what … Continue reading

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The Theater of God’s Glory

This world we live in is not simply the backdrop for our lives, like a movie set in Hollywood. The created universe is the theater of the glory of the Triune God. It is easy to live a divided, compartmentalized … Continue reading

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The Bible: The Great, Cosmic Comedy

“When speaking of comedy as a type of story, literary critics do not mean a humorous story but rather one with a certain shape of plot. Comedy is the story of the happy ending. It is usually a U-shaped story … Continue reading

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