Entries by theEFCC

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Prayer Calendar: Long Live the King

Scar menacingly growls out “Long Live the King!” as he hurls Mufasa to his death. This scene from the old movie, Lion King, uses half of a historic phrase. The full line is “The King is Dead, Long Live the King.” This contradictory sounding statement marked the death of one monarch and the ascension of […]

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Prayer Calendar: The Name Game

  Recently in Alabama, President Trump scrawled giant autographs across the covers of Bibles. Shocking? Hardly! Sad? Yes! However, whatever sadness I feel does not come from the actions of the President, as much as it comes from the possibility of God’s people putting their adoration and maybe even their trust in a name other […]

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Prayer Calendar: Tower Tipping

As I write this, I’m looking down on fluffy white clouds from an airplane window. On occasional flights, the landscape is visible and breathtaking. I especially like seeing the way a city lays, where the landmarks are, and how they relate to where I will be. It brings a lot of clarity. When Jesus taught […]

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Prayer Calendar: Our Father

Jesus gave his disciples a prayer. We call it “the Lord’s Prayer”. Since Jesus said, “pray like this…”, I suspect it is actually a model for us. Over the next number of months, I want to centre our thoughts on this model. I believe we can glean some good reminders from it. The prayer begins […]