The King and I: “we good?”

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Psalms 2:1-12 Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? (2) The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed, saying, (3) “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.”…  (10) Now therefore, O kings, be wise; be warned, O rulers of the earth. (11) Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. (12) Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath …

Redemption and the chain of trust

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2 Corinthians 5:14-21 For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; (15) and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised. (16) From now on, therefore, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according to the flesh, we regard him thus no longer. (17) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is …

The Might of Mercy

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When my dad lived in England he recommended going to the theatre. His favorite was Les Miserables. I told him that I was only vaguely familiar with Victor Hugo and asked for a quick synopsis. This is what he told me: It is a story about a man so obsessed with justice that he becomes unjust and a man though guilty of injustice, finds mercy and becomes just. Here is a 1935 film clip of the scene of a man who is defined as ‘bad’ who is given ‘good’. The …