Archive for the ‘Morning Talks’ Category

13 – Love Your Neighbor 2


The second part of MacDonalds Unspoken Sermon based on, love your neighbor as yourself doesn’t conclude as much as lead us into the next challenge.

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12 – Love Your Neighbor


Billed as half of the fulfillment of the law, we are faced with, the sometimes difficult task, of loving our neighbor. MacDonald treats the subject with the same persuasive power he meets any spiritual challenge.

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11 – Hands of the Father


After the last temptation comes either victory or failure, depending upon the choice that was made during the temptation. Here MacDonald deals with the final words of Jesus.

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10 – Last Temptation


A verse that has troubled some for generations is brought under the light of MacDonald’s spiritual understanding. Sooner or later we feel forsaken by God. It would serve us well to remember this Unspoken Sermon.

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09 – Wilderness Temptation 2


Part two of George MacDonald’s Unspoken Sermons, Temptation in the Wilderness, addresses the last two temptations recounted in the parable and brings light to their meaning then for Him and the world as well as for us here and now.

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08 – Wilderness Temptation


Here we delve into the Gospel account of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness after fasting for forty days. MacDonald leads us into a deeper understanding of what must either be a parable or a fiction.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting that probably means you.