Monthly Archives: July 2011

Coïncidence? I think not!

I noticed a literary connection in the court-story books of the Writings… In Esther 4: Then Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to go to Mordecai and say, “All the king’s servants and the people of the king’s provinces … Continue reading

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Update: Birthdays, Baptism, Papers, Preaching

I’ve been light in the blogging department lately. July has turned out to be quite a busy month. We went to Montreal from Canada Day to Independence Day (July 1-4) to visit Josh and Bekah. Pictures are up on Facebook. … Continue reading

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Lament Over the Destruction of Sumer and Ur

LSUr begins with the decision of the high divine council to bring calamity upon Sumer and Ur… Continue reading

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Signs You’re At a Megachurch

I was cleaning out some old files, and discovered this list I made up for a chapel sermon back in 2005: Benj’s Top Ten Signs You’ve Visited a Megachurch 10. You park in section N3. 9. You take the shuttle … Continue reading

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Isaiah 6: Meeting a Holy God

“Meeting a Holy God” is a sermon I preached at Preakness Valley United Reformed Church in Wayne, NJ, on June 26, 2011. The text is Isaiah 6. Here is the MP3 audio (32:56, 30.2MB), and an excerpt: Isaiah cries out, … Continue reading

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Lord Forgive Us All

This is awful. Thousands of American lives have been lost, and tens of thousands of Iraqi and Afghani wives and mothers have also mourned husbands and sons. Let us never forget that war is itself an attrocity.

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