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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Jesus

The only weapon against evil

Religion columnist Randy Weeks describes the true meaning of evil and how love can defeat it. (May 2, 2014, Page 5B)

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    He Awaits Us

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed retells the simple and yet so truthful story about Jesus, his life, his ministry and his death and resurrection that longtime mentor Jaybird told Reed and his friends as youngsters. (April 15, 2014, Page 4)

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      Jesus’ take on the current state of the USA

      Religion columnist Randy Weeks has an unusual conversation with Jesus at City Grocery. (November 1, 2013, Page 5B)

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        Got the birthday cake ready for tomorrow?

        What kind of birthday cake will you be having today or tonight or tomorrow? Editor Don Whitten is expecting at least one kind of cake as his family celebrates the biggest birthday of all – that of Jesus. (December 24, 2012, Page 4)

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          I hate hate, but Oreos are OK by me

          Staff Writer Melanie Addington writes about how different interpretations and portions of the Bible are used for different purposes, including use as a go-to-source for why it’s all right to hate those who are different. (June 28, 2012, Page 4)

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            The most important birthday of all

            What kind of cake are you having for Christmas on Sunday? It’s the birthday of Jesus and Editor Don Whitten writes about how his families always have cake to celebrate birthdays. That and more Christmas memories and traditions are the subject of Whitten’s last column before the big day. (December 23, 2011, Page 4A)

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              Pierced Hands

              Hands are the key to the most wonderful story ever told. Local columnist Jimmy Reed explains as he takes a look at James Weldon Johnson’s “The Creation” along with the story of Christ’s birth, death and resurrection as we continue through Holy Week. (April 19, 2011, Page 4A)

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                It’s time for the most important birthday

                What kind of birthday cake are you having Saturday? Whose birthday? Jesus Christ, of course. Editor Don Whitten looks at family traditions for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as we head into the biggest birthday of all. (December 23, 2010, Page 4A)

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                  Enjoy the eggs, but don’t forget what Easter’s about

                  This is the week and weekend for dying eggs, hunting eggs, eating eggs and getting involved with all kinds of Easter fun. Editor Don Whitten recalls his days having that fun; however, he also stresses it’s more important to remember what Easter is really all about. (April 2, 2010, Page 4A)

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