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Philippians 4:6-7:

6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

James Holmes
Commentary

Tragedy, Trouble and the Christian Witness Against Evil

That was the week that was!

Even as rescue workers performed their usual feats of mercy and heroism in the rubble of Katmandu, Nepal, thousands violently protested violence in some of America’s major cities.

And not to be outdone, James Holmes, the young man accused of shooting 12 and injuring 70 in Aurora, Colorado saw his trial come to head.

All in one week, which was also the 40th anniversary of the United States evacuation from South Vietnam.

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Christians Undercover is a series of interviews and reflections written by various authors.

Nimitz on Dec. 7, 1941

A Christian lady sent me this in tune with Memorial Day and the Hidden Hand in WW2.

After touring the wreckage at Pearl Harbor Admiral Nimitz alluded to mistakes Japan had made on Dec 7.

Attacking at 8AM meant some 30,000 men were ashore or in church; the Japanese left the dry docks intact meaning repairs could be made on site; every drop of fuel for US Pacific Fleet was five miles away over a hill and left intact.

"The Japanese made three of the biggest mistakes an attack force could make or God was taking care of America." Which was it?

Walter Brueggemann
Sermon

From the Worst to the Best: Life Lessons in the Book of Psalms

Martin Luther called the Book of Psalms, “God’s good word addressed to God’s faithful people” – none of whom were Christians. John Calvin said the 150 psalms are “an anatomy of the soul.”

This was the part of the Bible Jesus quoted from the most. Such outpourings as “My God my God why have you forsaken me?” obviously meant a lot to him in the last hours of his human existence (Psalm 22:1). So it is only fitting to consider the message of these varied and diverse songs for us today.

We’ll borrow insights from Walter Brueggemann (pictured) whom some consider the foremost Old Testament theologian writing today. The Psalms articulate the entire gamut of our lives under the Rule of God, from outbursts of guilt and even rage at God, to lashing out at the darkness of our lives, it seems nothing is out of bounds in this marvelous hymnbook of humanity.

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Guantanamera

Guantanamera song

Glendoraites mark their 18th Hispanic heritage day on May 2, 2015.


The Hidden Hand

Duarte Public Access

Victory in Europe May 8, 1945 (70 years later) gets Neil Earle to speculate on some of God's interventions in WW2.

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