Video: The Trial of Not Knowing

“On Guard at Sunset,” Peter G. Varisano, U.S. Army Center of Military History.

The hardest part of any trial may not be the trial itself, but waiting for it to begin.

Psalm 79:5-13; Luke 18:1-8; Revelation 6:9-11

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THE TRIAL OF NOT KNOWING (video)

Music: “Gary Owen,” U.S Army Field Band, Duty Honor Country: Two Hundred Years Of West Point Tradition, Naxos of America, Inc., 2012.

So Many Chickens

Dawn at the Alamo (1905), Henry McArdle, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Choosing life rather than death sounds simple enough. Who would have a problem making such an obvious choice? But is it really that simple when the choice we make concerns the intrinsic value of another human being – especially when that person is someone whose value may be questionable in our eyes?

Proverbs 14:28; John 8:42-44; James 1:26-2:13

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Music: “Yellow Rose of Texas,” Mantovani and His Orchestra, Mantovani Magic, Columbia River Entertainment, 2000.

Only Following Orders?

Adolf Eichmann (in glass booth on left) on trial for crimes against humanity in Israel, 1961. Photo via Yad Vashem.

It is said that evil triumphs when good men do nothing. Maybe it’s more accurate to say that evil triumphs when good people get so caught up in the business of life that they stop pursuing righteousness. So if they are not pursuing righteousness, what are they pursuing? And what slips by while they’re not looking?

Jeremiah 5:20-31; Matthew 26:40-41; 1 Corinthians 10:1-12 

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Music: “Luftwaffe March,” The Band Of The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince Of Wales’s), Staffords: Music By The Band of the Staffordshire Regiment, MM Military,2012.

The Trial of Not Knowing

“On Guard at Sunset,” Peter G. Varisano, U.S. Army Center of Military History.

The hardest part of any trial may not be the trial itself, but waiting for it to begin.

Psalm 79:5-13; Luke 18:1-8; Revelation 6:9-11 

Click here to listen to the podcast:

THE TRIAL OF NOT KNOWING (audio only)

Click here to watch the video:

THE TRIAL OF NOT KNOWING (video)

Music: “Gary Owen,” U.S Army Field Band, Duty Honor Country: Two Hundred Years Of West Point Tradition, Naxos of America, Inc., 2012.

Justice On The Right Terms

Robert Earl Jones (L) as Luther Coleman and Robert Redford (R) as Johnny Hooker in The Sting, winner of the Oscar for Best Picture of 1973. Imaged by Heritage Auctions, HA.com.

We all want to see right prevail. Or do we? Maybe what we really want is to see right prevail as we define it.

Leviticus 24:17-20; Ezekiel 33:10-11; Matthew 5:38-42; Luke 6:27-38 

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https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wyr9c-f85a9e

Music: “Maple Leaf Rag,” Scott Joplin, Stoptime Rag, Future Noise Music Ltd., 2008.