From The New Normal: For A Story Of Renewed Faith, There’s Nothing Better Than Ezra

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Before we dive into today’s reading plan material, I’m going to remind you of the history that has led up to the events in Ezra. The Israelites were sent into exile in Babylon because of their faithlessness toward God – more specifically, for turning their backs on the God who created them and set them apart and chasing after other detestable religions. (For more details, see…well, pretty much the entire Old Testament.)

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From The Macho Sophisticate: What’s Your Favorite Seinfeld Moment?

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On July 5, 1989, a pilot for a potential new sitcom debuted entitled The Seinfeld Chronicles.

I remember watching it and thinking, “This is different from anything else on TV, and I like it.” Unlike today, NBC nurtured the show, made some changes and gave it a chance, and Seinfeld became one of the most influential shows in television history.

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From PJ Lifestyle: The 10 Funniest Episodes Of Seinfeld

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Twenty-five years ago this month, a sitcom pilot entitled The Seinfeld Chronicles debuted on NBC. A year later, the network gave the show, retitled Seinfeld, a try. Unlike today, NBC nurtured the series and let it build a following. Today many critics and fans see Seinfeld as a high water mark in television comedy, and in honor of its 25th anniversary, here are the ten funniest episodes.

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From The New Normal: Relationships As Acts Of Service

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Colossians, like many of Paul’s letters, winds down with a scatter-shot of practical advice, requests for prayers, and greetings. That’s what we find here at the tail end of chapter 3 and in to chapter 4.

Paul starts out giving some advice on how to make relationships function smoothly, the way they should. Then he talks a bit about the importance of prayer, asking for it himself, then he speaks specifically to the people of the congregation in Colosse. If these different topics don’t sound like they belong together, two verses serve as a thread that runs through all of it.

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