Tag Archives: Peaceable Kingdom

Markings and Dag Hammarskjöld: A Secretary-General and the Path of Peace

“In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.” Dag Hammarskjöld (Introduction written by Kathy Dunn) We live in a world that is plagued by duality.  We can see signs of the beautiful and magnificent, … Continue reading

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Peace Without Borders

As we enter this new year with a new President and new administration in the US, some of us may be feeling a bit unnerved.  We are seeing President Trump carry out campaign promises.  He has issued an executive order … Continue reading

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“Ox And Ass Before Him Bow”

Luke’s account of Christ’s birth doesn’t mention the presence of animals.  It just says that Mary “placed Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2 v 6).  However, the fact that we … Continue reading

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“Ox And Ass Before Him Bow”

Luke’s account of Christ’s birth doesn’t mention the presence of animals.  It just says that Mary “placed Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2 v 6).  However, the fact that we … Continue reading

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An Advent Message

O Zion, You who bring good tidings, Get up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, You who bring good tidings, Lift up your voice with strength, Lift it up, be not afraid; Say to the cities of Judah, “Behold your … Continue reading

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Do Unto Others

The Bible says do unto others as we would have them do unto us (Matthew 7:12). It says that whatsoever [we] do to the least of these [we] do to God (Matthew 25:40-45). So what are these verses telling us, … Continue reading

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Will Animals Be Resurrected And With Us In Heaven And On The New Earth?

It’s that time of year, Fall for some, and in many places around the world, like here in Minnesota USA, the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are turning beautiful colors – all sorts of shades of reds and golds … Continue reading

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“Give Me Jesus”

Billy Graham was an inspiration to me when I was a teenager.  We went to one of his evangelizing events with my home town church of Gemmell, Minnesota, USA.  We traveled to Minneapolis and stayed in a camper trailer in … Continue reading

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Celebrate Saint Francis Day For the Animals

“Your unfailing love, O LORD, is as vast as the heavens; your faithfulness reaches beyond the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the ocean depths. You care for people and animals alike, O LORD. How precious is … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Walls – Part Two

Last week (Part One) we left off with a question:  Does the church take seriously enough the divisions between humans and animals which Jesus shed blood over in order to reconcile ALL things to himself, as Colossians 1:19,20 points out?

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Tearing Down the Walls – Part One

I watched this sermon, “Tearing Down The Tower,” about demolishing the tower of babel.  The main point is that part of what Jesus did on the cross was destroy the dividing lines, creating one humanity under Christ.  With all the … Continue reading

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Cultivating Non-Violence in a Violent World

“He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war … Continue reading

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A Whirlpool Of Attitudes

The task of Christian Animal Welfarists has always been twofold:- First, to persuade our fellow Christians that a concern for the wellbeing and rights of animals is not merely a sentimental idiosyncrasy, but an essential feature of Christian stewardship:  “They … Continue reading

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What to do When Christians are in the News Like This

A recent news article was posted on the Shepherding All God’s Creatures Prayer Group that is rather disconcerting.  It is unfortunate that this happened.  The video has been removed.  I tried in vain to find out if anything has been … Continue reading

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“The Least of These”

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’  Matthew 25:40 I tend to agree with the sentiment in this quote from … Continue reading

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