At this same time each year, it seems that the world is morbidly preoccupied with death. A favorite name for the season is fall, something leaves do after they shrivel up and die. A celebrated holiday, Halloween is merely a weak attempt to mock death and hell—and by implication Jesus who has the keys of […]

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Harvest of Life

“While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest…shall not cease.” Gen. 8:22 Now is the time of harvest. Dried corn stalks stand row upon row at forlorn attention in dying fields. Heaps of brilliant orange pumpkins and vari-colored gourds are mounded, ready for market. By day the city streets are shrouded in the pungent blue-grey smoke […]

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