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Psalm 146:3-5 (What Does Love Have To Do With It)

THE RIVER WALK

Supreme Court Ruling

Don’t put your confidence in powerful people; there is no help for you there. When they breathe their last, they return to the earth, and all their plans die with them. But joyful are those who have the God of Israel as their helper, whose hope is in the Lord their God. (Psalm 146:3-5)

Read: 2 Kings 13:1 – 14:29, Acts 18:23 – 19:12, Psalm 146:1-10, Proverbs 18:2-3

Relate: On Friday five unelected officials overturned with finality thirty-one different state’s constitutional amendments in a highly controversial ruling that same sex marriage is a right guaranteed under the fourteenth amendment to the US Constitution. Each of the dissenting judges wrote opinions to this decision. One of them wrote:

A system of government that makes the People subordinate to a committee of nine unelected lawyers does not deserve to be called a democracy.

The strikingly unrepresentative character of the body voting on today’s social upheaval…

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Pursuing Peace – Part Two

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How do you react when you are made aware of how you’ve wronged someone?

By Patrick Kansa

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In part one, I covered how we can pursue peace, even when faced with disagreement. As my wife and I were in the car discussing the subject one day, we realized that I didn’t address the other side of the story. What should we do when we are in the wrong?

Roadmap to reconciliation

In Matthew 18:15-17, we’re told to go to our brother if we feel that he’s sinned against us. The focus is usually on how to be the one who has the complaint, but how should we handle the situation when we’re the ones being approached as having caused an offense?

It’s when this occurs that we have a wonderful one-on-one opportunity to clear up any misunderstandings before they have a chance to do any further damage. It’s natural that we might…

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