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The Rev. Dr. Dock Hollingsworth

Dock Hollingsworth: The War of the Cravings

James 3:13--4:3,7-8a

18th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

September 23, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Dock Hollingsworth (CBF)


My friend Anne declares that there are two different kinds of houseguests. Anne divides them in two groups. "Change the sheets" or "don't change the sheets" houseguests are her categories. With a parade of children and grandchildren, one group is not guests so much as they are staying over.

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The Rev. John Gunn

Survival of Christ's Words

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

"The money miser never knows when he has enough, no matter how much he accumulates, he always wants more", says The Rev. John R. Gunn. "Every one knows a man like this. He started out with the ambition to accumulate a modest fortune - just enough to make himself comfortable and safe against the rainy day, say, twenty-five thousand dollars. He was a hard worker and shrewd in business and it required only a few years to achieve his goal, but was he satisfied? Far from it."


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The Rev. John Gunn

Solomon's Complaints

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

Of Solomon, The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "Rarely, if ever, does success yield to satisfactions that were anticipated." This episode of Be Still and Know shows how succress can be hollow without a deeper faith beneath.