Monthly Archives: December 2013

Send it to Your Kindle

I have several PDFs on my computer of various ebooks and other publications. I had been thinking about how nice it would be if I could put them on my Kindle, instead of reading them on my computer screen. Of … Continue reading

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ESA’s Gaia Galaxy-Mapping Satellite

On December 19, 2013 at 09:12 UTC (1:12 AM PST), a Soyuz ST-B launched from the European Space Agency’s Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana carrying a spacecraft called Gaia. Its five year voyage will not seek out and find … Continue reading

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No Need for a Pole

While he was in one of the towns, a man was there who had a serious skin disease all over him. He saw Jesus, fell facedown, and begged Him: “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.” Reaching … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

When evening came, they would go out of the city. As they were passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots up. Being reminded, Peter said to Him, “Rabbi, look, the fig tree which … Continue reading

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Future Fear

Within the genre of science fiction there is a common trope: the cautionary tale. Perhaps one of the better known examples is also one of the earliest examples of what came to be called science fiction: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. … Continue reading

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Help Me Believe

He answered [the father of the demon-possessed boy] and said, “O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him to Me.” Then they brought him to Him. And when he … Continue reading

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Trusting God

Jesus took Peter, James, and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone. As the men watched, Jesus’ appearance was transformed, and his clothes became dazzling white, far whiter than any earthly bleach could ever make them. … Continue reading

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Ambassador

Jesus taught in all the neighboring villages. Then he called together his twelve apostles and sent them out two by two with power over evil spirits. He told them, “You may take along a walking stick. But don’t carry food … Continue reading

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Sword Free Zone

While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him, but Jesus asked him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy?

Some of the teachers of the law responded, “Well said, teacher!” And no one dared to ask him any more questions. Then Jesus said to them, “How is it that they say the Christ is the Son of David? David … Continue reading

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