Beauty > Ugliness

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I admit it. I am weak. I’ve always hated the fact that I live in a world where ugliness at a soulish level is rewarded and celebrated. I tried to be hard, harsh, unconcerned about the vulnerable, but I could not sustain it. I was changed. Since then I have been seeking community that will not give into ugliness; even when it means sacrifices of power, popularity, and wealth.   In my weakness I am sad. I’m saddened watching ugliness exalted as a means of fighting other forms of ugliness. There is no beauty in this, just variations …

Fear of Death vs. Freedom in Life

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Fear of Death vs. Freedom in Life ___Drive___ your understanding of Jesus forward. Hebrews 2:1 The fear of death leads to ____slavery______ in life. Hebrews 2:14-15 Jesus brings help that is _empathetic__ and __effective_. Hebrews 2:16-18 Intro: Death is worth talking about, and a serious focus on Jesus helps Death is worth talking about we are all mortal everyone we love is mortal our view of death affects how we live A serious focus on Jesus helps a list of the top 3 most influential people of all time that …

Fear of Death; Freedom in Life

Russell Minick Bible exposition

I have 30 minutes to engage the challenge of the fear of death and freedom in life. No one realistically expects the subject to be exhaustively discussed, much less thoroughly resolved. Yet, there is no small amount of anxiety on my part trying to decide what to include in my talk, and in what order, and with what conclusion. Since childhood I have wrestled with these questions. There was no social motivation, I simply could not figure out how to live life without processing the meaning and significance of death. …