Cake and the Constitution

Here are some reflections on the case currently before the Supreme Court involving Jack Philips and his Masterpiece Cake Shop in Lakewood. I know the case has brought to the forefront all kinds of issues involving religious freedom and public accommodation for a business. It is unfortunate that a literal “federal case” can be made(…)

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Chosen But Accountable

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “…I was not appointed by any group of people or any human authority, but by Jesus Christ himself and by God the Father, who raised Jesus from the dead.” Galatians 1:1 NLT As I was reading Paul’s letter to the Galatians I noticed the affirmation of his calling that is unique to(…)

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More Than, “Just Say No”

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY… “These rules may seem wise because they require strong devotion, pious self-denial, and severe bodily discipline. But they provide no help in conquering a person’s evil desires.” Colossians 2:23 NLT Conquering evil and the snares of our sinful nature is something that has been a challenge since creation. Someone once observed, “we(…)

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Do Versus Done

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “I once thought these things were valuable, but now I consider them worthless because of what Christ has done. Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.” Philippians 3:7,8 NLT It has been observed that religion is spelled, “D-O.” It is based on(…)

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The Visible God

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Through Christ you have come to trust in God. And you have placed your faith and hope in God because he raised Christ from the dead and gave him great glory.” 1 Peter 1:21 NLT As we enter the Advent Season, we are reminded that Jesus was born as “Emmanuel” –(…)

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Giving Thanks to the Lord

Christian and Bridget and the grandkids arrived this afternoon for our Thanksgiving Day celebration tomorrow. This is their first time to be in Fort Collins since our little dog, “Andy” had to be put to sleep. I have him buried in the garden so, we decided to make a maker for his grave. BIBLE VERSE(…)

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