Monthly Archives: May 2018

One God, Three Voices

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. It’s time once again to reflect on God’s crazy math as we follow Pentecost with reflection on the Trinity.  Simply put we are called to reflect on “One God who speaks in three voices” and … Continue reading

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God’s Pentecost Challenge Continues

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. We Christians often think and act like we are the first to discover Pentecost and God’s challenge. Pictured in the book of Acts, fearful disciples gathered, deathly afraid of persecution. As Jesus directed, they anxiously … Continue reading

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“With the Lord We are Blessed”

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. In this season of Spring when we celebrate significant parental relationships (celebrations for both Mother and Father), it is striking that Psalm 1 and John 17:6-19 portray God’s  word as the source of life’s meaning. … Continue reading

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Love as Command?

Donald R. Elly, M.Div. “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” How can love be commanded?  My initial reaction when I read this passage of John’s gospel is to become defensive and ask, … Continue reading

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