Category Archives: Presbyterianism

Easier to be II

In terms of the acquaintance who had become and atheist and found it easier to be a better person, asked her for an example of the easier circumstance. It is easier to address evil. No Devil to blame. One sees … Continue reading

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Easier to be

From an acquaintance, meeting regularly over thirty years, this time on the bus: It was easier to be a better person when I stopped trying to believe in Christianity. She is a former Presbyterian, once considering the ministry. Now she … Continue reading

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From the tree

Neil Remington Abramson, a Presbyterian elder, commented as follows: I always thought the two religious traditions of my family were Anglican through my father, and Lutheran through my mother, and I was always happy with Anglican. I regarded Presbyterian as … Continue reading

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Elude

In relation to “Christ, Herod“, being an extract from a sermon by Neil Remington Abramson, Maggie Keith commented as follows: I see the sermon as perfectly Presbyterian, as we aren’t fundamentalist. I was at a seminar along these lines, conducted … Continue reading

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Christ, Herod

Extracted from a sermon by Neil Remington Abramson, Church Elder, at West Vancouver Presbyterian Church, January 1, 2017. Within Us: Christ or Herod? Saturday night, a week ago, while we were celebrating Christmas, Jesus was born in Bethlehem. We know … Continue reading

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How it might stop

With respect to “How it might start“, relating to how prejudices can form, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: I’d have taken the $10. I’d have assumed it was an act of repentance; that what she’d done had bothered her, … Continue reading

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How it might start

Went to Christmas concert with younger daughter and ex-wife. Due to the “forever Santa” element in younger daughter’s life, normally ask for accommodation, since one is there as much as an attendant, and her focus may be short. Paying one … Continue reading

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