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New Post: What Might be Eating Me

New Post over at The View from My Mountaintop:  What Might be Eating Me. . . Read All
Okay, I might be prejudiced, but…

Okay, I might be prejudiced, but…

…what a great looking family: Now, Lauren and Dean, I need YOUR family pic for Christmas! Mom and Bek and I will get one posted here one of these days.  http://feeds.feedburner.com/WeedonsBlog. . . Read All

Advent arrives

today with its ever joyful hope of repentance and renewal. The new man welcomes each of the penitential seasons as a fresh opportunity to assault the old man and his wretched ways that ever come creeping back in to corrupt our lives and destroy faith. The Epistle for this day sounds that note particularly. And this assault on the old man is possible because of the certain foundation in which the new man stands: Sin’s debt, that fearful burden, Cannot His love erase; Your guilt the Lord will pardon And cover by His grace. He comes, for you procuring The peace of sin forgiv’n, His children thus securing Eternal life in heav’n.  LSB 334:6 It was a blessing to hear . . . Read All
Gratitude is not enough. . .

Gratitude is not enough. . .

    Sermon for Thanksgiving Eve 2014.      Thanksgiving seems to be all about gratitude.  And it is.  But gratitude is not enough.  It is not enough to be thankful and still be focused upon ourselves, what we have or do not have.  Gratitude that surveys all our blessings and says “thanks” is a good beginning but we need to move past a rehash of all our abundance.  We need to focus less on the blessings and more on the One who blesses.    As long as we are focused upon the blessings, we are still in bondage.  We live in fear of losing them.  We condition our gratitude because of them and if they are gone, we are left ungrateful. . . Read All
Who blinks first. . .

Who blinks first. . .

Polls have been suggesting recently that Christians of all confessions tend to believe that people must make the first move to find God before God responds with grace and salvation..  Some believe that God has made the first move and already decided who will and who will not be saved.  Others believe that God is open minded but expects you to make the first move.  Others believe that faith is the response to the work of God the Spirit working through His Word.  Others believe that you have the ability to win over a somewhat reluctant God to you and your cause.  Others are not so sure anybody can or will ever know the answer to these questions.  Read some . . . Read All
Sunday, November 30, 2014

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Light for My Path Daily Devotion  Bible Reading “Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with…
Closing Issue 8.4 and Volume 8 and Opening Volume 9

Closing Issue 8.4 and Volume 8 and Opening Volume 9

  This post will mark the last entry in QBR 8.4 Angels’ Tide, and the opening entry in Volume 9 of Liturgy, Hymnody, and Pulpit Quarterly Book Review,also known as Lutheran Book Review. (LBR = LHPQBR) . . . Read All

The First Sunday of Advent

Today’s Reading: Matthew 21:1-9 Daily Lectionary: Isaiah 6:1-7:9; 1 Peter 2:13-25 “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold your king comes to you, humble, and riding on a donkey and on a colt, the foal of a pack animal.” (Matthew 21:5) In the name of …

The Card Vacation

So, we started out with Pinochle, four handed, no passing, on Friday night. The men won. We moved to six handed Pinochle, with passing, on Sunday. The men won. We moved to liverpool on both Wednesday and Friday, and Cindi won once and Karen twice. Toni…
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