Learning Through Offenses

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Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) receives his father’s lightsaber from Obi Wan Kenobi (Sir Alec Guinness) in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Image via Stack Exchange SciFi & Fantasy Community.

Truth is absolute, but our perspective of truth is relative. Once we understand that, we move a long way toward the place where love covers a multitude of offenses.

Proverbs 10:12; Isaiah 55:1-13; John 6:53-71; 1 Corinthians 13:9-12

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Music: “Binary Sunset (The Force Theme),” John Williams, performed by John Williams and the London Symphony Orchestra, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Universal Music Group, 1977.

Heroic, Hopeful, or Wishful Thinking?

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King Leonidas of Sparta, hero of the Battle of Thermopylae. (Photo by Dan McLean, June 4, 2005, www.flickr.com.)

It’s easy to be optimistic in the good times, or even in the moderately bad times, but what about when the world as we know it is coming to an end? 

Judges 7:19-22, 8:10; Job 1:21, 13:14-16; John 6:66-69

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Music: “Ben Hur,” Marc Reift, Philharmonic Wind Orchestra & Marc Reift Orchestra, 87 Greatest Hits for Concert Band, Marcophone, 2014.