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God could not have us in His presence with sin upon us. He could not suffer a single speck or stain of sin upon His sons and daughters. The father could not have the prodigal at his table with the … Continue reading

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Like their Puritan ancestors whose banner they carried, these citizen-soldiers of Massachusetts were very clear about their purposes. They called to mind Oliver Cromwell’s plain russet-coated captain, who knew what he fought for, and loved what he knew. Many years … Continue reading

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It was through the Declaration of Independence that we Americans acknowledged the eternal inequality of man. For by it we abolished a cut-and-dried aristocracy. We had seen little men artificially held up in high places, and great men artificially held … Continue reading

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OZ Museum

Every time we’ve driven across Kansas, we’ve seen billboards advertising this museum. We felt compelled to stop and see it. There wasn’t much else of interest in the little town of Wamego, and the museum stood out on the main … Continue reading

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Writers come in two principle categories—those who are overtly insecure and those who are covertly insecure … Draft Number 4, by John McPhee We also saw the Golden-fronted Leafbird, a bright green bird with an orange forehead about the size … Continue reading

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