The Blue Box Blog
by:
Bob Kinzel

Hopeless

Matthew is the only Gospel author to include this story of Judas:
“When Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that Jesus was condemned, he was seized with remorse and returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and the elders. ‘I have sinned,’ he said, ‘for I have betrayed innocent blood.’


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Babies and Puppies

One of our nation’s more controversial laws has been at the center of recent debate over the Supreme Court nominee whose hearings began this week. The concern of many is that if the Supreme Court “goes conservative,” it may mean an end to abortion on demand.


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What’s your hurry?

Perhaps the most famous forest ranger ever was Carl Sharsmith, Dr. Carl Sharsmith of Yosemite National Park. One account reads like this:


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I’d rather be. . .

They are everywhere. Today I saw a truck with the tag reading, “I’d rather be fishing.” Recently I’ve seen “I’d rather be hiking,” “I’d rather be kayaking,” and “I’d rather be flying.”


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Not Perfect, But Forgiven

Samuel Davies was by all accounts one of the most righteous men who ever walked our continent. He lived less than forty years, from 1723 to 1761, was an evangelist and pastor in Virginia,


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Nuts and Bolts

On one occasion when I was discussing car maintenance with a friend, he recommended someone he knew who had a small repair business in his own garage.


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Nuts!

Our home is blessed to be in the shadow of a giant oak tree, with more on the block. One of the resulting bonuses, which makes up for the millions of falling leaves, are the grey squirrels.


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Personalities or Policies?

With a presidential election looming, and the confirmation hearings of a Supreme Court justice just days away, much of the news is focused upon the political world.


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The Good and the Gullible

Our older son’s best friend always had wanted to be a news broadcaster. From the time we knew him in his high school days, it was his clear goal. He enrolled in a university known for its media program and began his studies.


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What God Loves To Do

As you read through the prophetic books of the Bible, you realize that they are brutally honest and relentlessly just in their assessment of Israel’s sin. Take Micah, for example, where we read. . .


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