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Randy Lubbers

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Benediction

by Randy Lubbers Disgusting, both inside and out. If you take a look at her, she's a slob. Bimbo. Miss Piggy. Such a nasty woman.                    –Donald Trump Whatever else one might say about these words, one thing we can surely…
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Prayer for Illumination

by Randy Lubbers When first even the least drop of faith is instilled in our minds, we begin to contemplate God's face, peaceful and calm and gracious toward us. We see him afar off, but so clearly as to know…
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Salutation

by Randy Lubbers Salutation: a gesture or utterance made as a greeting or acknowledgment of another's arrival or departure. Synonyms: greeting, salute, address, welcome. We greeted them but no one returned our salutations. His cheery salutations are a bit too…
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Assurance of Pardon

by Randy Lubbers Believe this Gospel and go forth to live in peace.             (Reformed Church in America Liturgy) Now that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers were afraid, for they said, ‘What if Joseph should bear a grudge against us…