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Wait...Listen...Trust - Psalm 46

This past Wednesday was “Back to the Future Day.”  It was the future date into which the time traveling DeLorean from the second Back to the Future movie 1989 leapt.  The weeks and days leading up to October 21, 2015 had many people comparing our current time to the movie’s projected time…to see which science fiction inventions had actually come to pass.  This year, Lexus has released video of their newest ride, the famed Back to the Future hover-board.  Flat-screen televisions have become the standard—outside of a flea-market or yard sale, I don’t think you can purchase the old “two-ton” bulky televisions anymore.  iPads, Microsoft Surface, and a variety of Android tablets show how touch screen tablets have just about replaced laptops that weren’t even popular in 1989 (when many households were just acquiring their first desktop computers).  This past week Pepsi had a public relations fiasco as they released the sale of a limited edition Pepsi Perfect a day before Back to the Future …

Trial Response - James 1:2-4

You ever had one of those days?  You know, a Monday?  You get out of bed and make your way into the bathroom, stumping your toes on the leg of the footboard on the way.  Reaching for your toothbrush holder, you misjudge and bump it instead of picking it up, causing your toothbrush to fall out.  The toothbrush bounces off the side of the sink and into the toilet because you left the lid open.  The smoke alarm goes off thanks to the smoldering toast your forgot about because you were changing clothes because you were unaware of the hairline crack in your favorite coffee mug until your first sip left a streak down your white dress shirt.  As you head out the door to work, you remember you forgot to get gas the night before, so you are figuring a quick stop to get enough gas to get you to work and back, and as you unlock the door you notice the rear tire on your side is flat, and you can see the screw sticking out the edge between the bottom and sidewall of the tire.  After enduring an un…