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A Celebration of the Life of John McDade

 wgmeisheid  May 19, 2024  0 Comments on A Celebration of the Life of John McDade

My best friend John died Sunday night just before midnight. His family asked me to create a photo presentation of his life. I was able to accomplish that using a PowerPoint presentation with 101 photos from his life. The presentation…

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Saying Goodbye to Friends

 wgmeisheid  May 13, 2024  0 Comments on Saying Goodbye to Friends

Late last night my best friend John went peacefully home to be with the Lord after losing his battle against pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by all of his large, immediate family and he was accompanied on his journey by…

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The Disappearing Gray

 wgmeisheid  May 11, 2024  0 Comments on The Disappearing Gray

I guess this post could be subtitled: No Place Left to Sit… Between 1938 and 1945, C.S. Lewis wrote a space trilogy. He began with Out of the Silent Planet, followed by Perelandra, and closing with The Hideous Strength. In…

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The Eucharist Revisited

 wgmeisheid  May 3, 2024  0 Comments on The Eucharist Revisited

Back in mid-February, I published a post asking, “What is the Eucharist“, using John 6 as my primary source. In our Rector’s sermon on the Eucharist on Holy Thursday, he pointed out the cup used for the Last Supper was…

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The Will of God – Revisited

 wgmeisheid  April 28, 2024  0 Comments on The Will of God – Revisited

When we think of the will of God we are often concerned for not just this moment, this specific decision, but how this choice will affect everything down the road, trying to discern the ramifications of what we are about…

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The Problem with Demonic Oppression and Calling on the Saints

 wgmeisheid  April 26, 2024  0 Comments on The Problem with Demonic Oppression and Calling on the Saints

I have recently become aware of the problem of demonic oppression. Yes, it is true, Christians can be demonically oppressed and that comes from a myriad of sources and possibilities. Some things are obvious and specific, such as previous family…

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Scriptures for a Friend Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

 wgmeisheid  April 19, 2024  0 Comments on Scriptures for a Friend Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

My best friend is fighting pancreatic cancer and I decided to put together a few pages of Scriptures that he and anyone with him could read as a prayer to the Lord. I printed it out on two sheets both…

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Halleluiah, the Lord is Risen!

 wgmeisheid  March 31, 2024  0 Comments on Halleluiah, the Lord is Risen!

He is risen indeed! Today, in a world more dark than light, we celebrate light conquering that darkness in the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is finished, the debt is paid, our sins are forgiven. Do…

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Putting a Biblical Hedge Around Someone You Care About

 wgmeisheid  February 24, 2024  0 Comments on Putting a Biblical Hedge Around Someone You Care About

Biblical Hedge: Asking God to put a protective hedge around someone to protect them from harm. A wonderful and powerful example for the support for biblical hedges comes from the Old Testament prophet Hosea. He lived during the time of…

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What is the Eucharist?

 wgmeisheid  February 19, 2024  0 Comments on What is the Eucharist?

In John Chapter 6, it is about a year before Jesus’ crucifixion and our Lord explains something that caused many of his disciples to abandon him. He had just finished feeding the 5000 where he had taken five barley loaves…

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