Category Archives: Messages

Good News and Bad News, Fake News and the Gospel by Rusty Nelson

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Sarah, My Sister, Part I by Lois Kieffaber

Daughters have been named after Biblical women for thousands of years.  My daughter Sarah is one.  Everyone knows a woman with one of those names, and most of us have loved someone with one of those names.  Of those names, … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge, Dude! You just may get it yourself by Bob Wiese

First the text of Modern King James Version: Rom 2:12  For as many as sinned without Law will also perish without Law. And as many as have sinned within Law shall be judged through Law. Rom 2:13  For it is not the … Continue reading

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The Spirituality of Eric Clapton, Part II

Good morning Humbling ourselves before an omnipresent God is central to the Christian experience.  We have faith that God will show us mercy, protect and guide us.  But when do we typically ask for God’s guidance?   Usually it is after … Continue reading

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We Are Enough! by Lorraine Watson

Scripture is full of amazing stories… Genesis 12-21—Abraham, the Father of Many At age 75 God calls Abraham to go to a land that God will show him and make him a great nation As years pass and while Abraham … Continue reading

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Inner Guide Versus Inner Critic

 Today we celebrate Epiphany, the Wise Men coming to find the baby Jesus lying in a manger and bringing the precious gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Lately, here at Spokane Friends we have been focusing our attention on giving … Continue reading

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Spirituality of Eric Clapton Part I by Jonas Cox

Good Morning It is important that I start with a definition and two disclaimers.  First the definition, sin is a powerful word that gets thrown around a lot.  It is one of those words we believe communicates yet our definitions … Continue reading

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The Lamb’s War

I’ve always had trouble with the idea of original sin – I used to think that Pride was the original sin — that Adam and Eve decided they knew better than God what would be good for them to eat … Continue reading

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Who is Philemon? by Mary Anne Vigil

Who is Philemon?         I read this text imaginatively, putting myself in their shoes. I researched the cultural, political and religious scenes of the time. I came across more than I expected. Philemon is not just a simple letter to a … Continue reading

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From Clay Tablets to Social Media

The quest for information about events within and surrounding one’s community has been part of humanities history.  Packaged within a wider desire for knowledge about the world that surrounds us is the desire for power on one hand and survival … Continue reading

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