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Too Few the Wise: The Folly Driving the Global Chaos, part 2

In my first installment I pointed out that healthy societies are built only on the foundation of wisdom, and wisdom comes from God. God is the spring of wisdom, understanding, and knowledge. While the words are interrelated, they are not as … Continue reading

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Too Few the Wise: The Folly Driving the Global Chaos, part 1

Today’s headlines almost defy imagination. Riots in unlikely places: Athens—ancient capital of democracy, Israel—island of freedom in a sea of tyranny, London—billed for the 2012 Olympic games as one of the world’s safest big cities. Nations approaching bankruptcy: Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Italy … … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: The Perfect Light (Part 3 of 3)

In Matthew 11:18-19 and 23:34-36, we find Christ alluding to himself in the voice of wisdom. Like the plaintive cry of wisdom in Proverbs, we hear the lament of Christ, the Perfect Light, as he sits looking over the city … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: The Perfect Light (Part 2 of 3)

In addition to being the greatest teacher of the masses, he also discipled the few. He “hung out” with the twelve disciples for three years, eating with them, praying and worshipping with them, modeling the life of the kingdom of … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: The Perfect Light (Part 1 of 3)

The sages from the East spent months, perhaps a year or two, traveling great distances following the star until they found the Perfect Light – Wisdom himself. The Christ child was wisdom incarnate. The baby that the wise men discovered, … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: We Three Kings of Orient Are

We three kings of Orient are Bearing gifts we traverse afar. Field and fountain, moor and mountain, Following yonder star. O star of wonder, star of night, Star with royal beauty bright, Westward leading, still proceeding, Guide us to thy … Continue reading

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