Happy Monday

Coffee with Jesus: Spirit of the Games from way back in 2012. So much has changed just in the past couple of years but this goes to show that some things never do. As it stands now in Tokyo, the United States leads in total medals with 60 but China is once again ahead in gold 24 to 20.

This is Happy Monday #438.

Shoutout to Clark Bunch, 3/4 of the way through his Jonah sermon series. There are links in the left-hand sidebar.

Satur-deja Vu

Today is Holy Saturday also known as Black Saturday. The Sabbath was a day of rest, a legal and moral obligation for the Jews. Some Christians believe Jesus was other places doing other things during that period of time; I will not get into whether or not he literally descended into hell and preached to the condemned. Tomorrow is Resurrection Day, Easter Sunday to many although not everyone agrees on that title. If you are in the Calhoun, GA area the Gordon County Christian Ministerial Alliance is having a Sunrise Service at BB&T Park in downtown that begins at 7 AM. We will have prayer, two or three songs everybody knows and a 15 or 20 minute sermon. At 36 degrees I will remind our speaker the shorter the better. Hopefully 2020 taught us not to take so many things for granted, including worshiping together and visiting family.

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Happy Monday

Without Daylight Saving Time in the middle of summer the sun would rise at like 5 AM. DST doesn’t make the days longer, that would happen naturally. What it does is takes an hour of daylight from the morning and moves it to the evening. As much as Americans enjoy sleeping in I can’t believe all the DST hate I’m seeing these days.

Anyway, on to bigger and brighter things. This is Happy Monday #418.

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Satur-deja Vu

It’s been three years since I first saw Wasabi Baby. My advice is watch it at least twice.

Pope Francis is visiting Iraq. The main objective of his visit is to encourage the small number of Christians there and encourage Muslims to live at peace with those Christians. Some notable places Christians read about in the Old Testament, such as the Garden of Eden and Ur, the birthplace of Abraham, would be located in the modern nation of Iraq. Francis is expected to visit Ur on this current trip. Click here to read more about the pope’s visit.

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