Rolling Stones

“When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who was also a disciple of Jesus. He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus; then Pilate ordered it to be given to him. So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn in the rock. Then he rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb and went away. M…

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Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die

I know, I know. Not the cheeriest title to start the New Year with, huh? But we here at the Westminster Blog wanted to start the new year thinking about fresh starts, about clearing the slate, about making things as they ought to be. For me, this means looking hard at resurrection. Resurrection is bringing life from death. Resurrection is about putting the old way of doing things behind us, and…

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Coming Soon!

Greetings friends! First of all, I hope you enjoyed the Advent Devotional this year! My deepest thanks to Jim, Dave, Robin, Ed, and Cass for pitching in! The Blog will be on a short break next week, but then we're gearing up for some great new posts in the new year. Jim Gilchrist, Ed Sutter, and myself will all be working through Fresh Starts, looking back at where we've been, figuring out…

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Wonders

7 Praise the Lord from the earth, you sea monsters and all deeps, 8 fire and hail, snow and frost, stormy wind fulfilling his command! 9 Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars! 10 Wild animals and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds! 11 Kings of the earth and all peoples, princes and all rulers of the earth! 12 Young men and women alike, old and young together! 13 …

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O Gates!

*Lift up your heads, O gates! and be lifted up, O ancient doors! that the King of glory may come in. Who is the King of glory? The LORD, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, O gates! and be lifted up, O ancient doors! that the King of glory may come in.* It is probably not the best thing to admit today, the day that I will be standing before the entire Presbytery for…

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