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The Story of Chosun, Part 13

The Yi dynasty continues its fabled reign in this the 15th century since our Lord walked the earth. Unfortunately, the Lord of time has not yet been introduced into Korean history. Buddhism, though ..
(January 20, 2009)
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The Story of Chosun - Part 14

Enter, once more, Japan. Seven of Chosun's worst years are spent battling invaders from just across their waters. Some background first: In 1568 King Myunjung dies before a successor is chosen, so ..
(January 20, 2009)
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Ready to Die?

Korean hero extraordinaire, Yi Sun-sin, the incredible Naval Admiral whose small but mighty fleet won the day for Chosun in the late 16th century, has left behind many memorable quotes, not the least .
(January 14, 2009)
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The Soul of Korea is Gone

Early 20th century Korea. The Japanese, long antagonist of the Korean people, have finally pushed their way into authority and have annexed Korea to their own island nation. Koreans from top to ..
(December 09, 2008)
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Hitler Lives - In North Korea

Today's topic is the Nazi-like meaningless lives lived within concentration camps in modern day North Korea. You remember the Nazis? They were the ones from whom the Communists “freed" places ..
(December 12, 2008)
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The Story of Chosun, Part 8

The story of Korea. Oppression and violence. Tears and struggles. Much like their life is this very day in North Korea, it has been in great measure for many centuries.   We were talking about ..
(November 18, 2008)
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Who Follows in His Train?

Everyone wants to be an apostle. But no one that I know wants to live the life of an apostle or speak the exact words that the apostles spoke. “Apostle" today is equivalent to “master", ..
(October 01, 2008)
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Remembering With a Burning Heart

We're actually commanded to remember a lot of things in Scripture. Remember Lot's wife, lest you fall into her judgment. Remember the words Jesus spoke to us about His friendship to us. Remember the ..
(October 04, 2008)
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How Close Can You Get to a Tiger?

I suppose the entire question of my entry today ought to continue. . . “before you get mauled?" I started getting into tigers a few years ago when I found a Wal-Mart bigger-than-life poster of ..
(October 06, 2008)
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Lord, Start This Thing!

On the 13th of September, just a couple of weeks ago, Chicagoland gets the rain of all rains for this area. Of course that means the rain of all rains since they started recording rainfalls. There ..
(September 29, 2008)
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Enter the Baekjeong

The Koreans say “1, " that's baekjeong to us, or if you prefer, paekchong. Who are they, and why in the world am I writing about them? Good questions, and deserving of a good answer. Let me ..
(September 27, 2008)
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Of Perception Vs Revelation

People get many false ideas and pass them on to others as truth. “The Lord told me" should often be translated, “It really seems to me that. . . " Our “perceiver" doesn't work ..
(September 06, 2008)
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Don't Take Sides!

After all the complaining I do on in my articles about subjectivism, theories, speculation, perception, you may think it odd that I share with you a dream I had recently. Nevertheless, here it is. I ..
(September 08, 2008)
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The Birds and Me

Three kinds of birds are in my life talking to me these days. I've been a birdwatcher since I was very small. Bird-lister, they call folks like me. The sport involves finding a new species ..
(September 09, 2008)
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On Fear, From 40,000 Feet Up

Emotion, that is, how I “feel" from moment to moment, is not a good guide for where a life should go. Take the disciples. They truly loved Jesus, or so it seemed. They certainly “felt ..
(September 04, 2008)
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I Used to Wonder

I used to wonder what it might be like to be a Black person in an all White school. That was Mrs. Harris’ role in the little Christian school where I served, in the Cincinnati area. How did she .
(August 07, 2008)
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When the Time is Right

Someone's been taking care of Kim Jong-il's people in North Korea. Someone has surrounded the nation with intercessions to God. Someone has found the exits for many thousands of her citizens. That ..
(August 09, 2008)
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Why is Jesus 'Immanuel'?

Any teachers reading this? Have you ever had a student who gave you homework, rather than the other way around? I've got a student like that in my Korean Sunday School class. When she doesn't get it, .
(August 10, 2008)
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The Story of Chosun, Part 2

In the days we Christians call “bewteen the testaments", around 193 BC, the central section of the Korean peninsula is invaded by Chinese led by one Winan. This invasion effectively ends the ..
(August 11, 2008)
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What a Way to Live!

What a way to live. Even when he was not in jail, the Holy Spirit would tell the apostle Paul in every city: chains and trouble are coming. He could truly say ‘remember the prisoners as though ..
(August 13, 2008)
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Convicted in a North Korean Jail

The stories keep coming in. Following is a relatively recent account of a prisoner of the Kim Jong-il regime. Much of it will seem familiar to those who have read this column often. But surely the ..
(August 14, 2008)
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Tips on Smuggling the Word of God

So how does the Word of God get into a Communist prison? Or a Communist country? By ordinary means it is impossible. We call North Korea, for example, a closed country. But God does not call it that. .
(June 17, 2008)
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Marks of the False Teacher

If I were a pastor, I would name names in this article. I would defend the flock against the ravaging wolves. Now that would get me in trouble with carnal members, but I'd do it anyway. There is ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Whats Wrong With This Picture?

Occasionally you will see depictions in art of the scene Jesus portrays in Matthew 25. That's where He stands before a divided congregation of sheep on one side and goats on the other. Artists ..
(June 21, 2008)
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The Call is to Die

It's been in the Scriptures all along. The invitation to come die with and for Jesus. I shall not try to explain it away. We must not only “hate" the world around us, but our own life too. ..
(June 23, 2008)
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