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Why All People Have Dignity and Worth

Last Friday a gunman entered a mall and killed five people.  My mind has gone back to this news, over and again, often, over these past days- more than is usual for these types of things.  It happened less than sixty miles from where I live, and when I first heard the news, I had only just returned from a shopping trip at a different mall.  I know people in the community where it happened.  It was too close to home

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Sacred Stones

“Men did not love Rome because she was great.  She was great because they had loved her. “ 

-G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy

 

The statement above, in its context, is part of a chapter in the book, Orthodoxy, called “The Flag of the World”. Chesterton talks about going back to the darkest roots of civilization and how the cities that have grown great are all knotted around some sacred stone.  First, honor is paid to a spot and later it gains glory. The chapter, as a whole, is setting up the case for Christianity and the doctrine of the fall.

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To Be Made Worthy of God's Calling

"To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ." -2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 (ESV)

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