Archive for the ‘Morning Talks’ Category

19 – Jesus On Prayer

MacDonald addresses himself to the parable of the unjust judge, and reveals a delightful angle to an often poorly understood, or misunderstood story. He brings light without compromise.

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18 – Spiritual Stupidity

Spiritual stupidity is pandemic in our world today. It’s so prevelent we don’t know when we suffer as a result. MacDonald goes after the cause rather than the symptom, which is simply brilliant.

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17 – Hardness of the Way

MacDonald spanks the rich in this one, but before you gloat it would be a good idea to understand what is meant by rich and just how much we fall into the category.

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16 – The Way

There has been much talk about the way, the path and the like for a great many years. I’ve never heard anyone talk about to what the way or the path would lead one. MacDonald makes it very clear in this Unspoken Sermon, now given a voice.

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15 – God of the Living

If God is a God of the living and not a god of the dead, then we have every right to expect a resurrection. The question is, what is, what kind of resurrection? MacDonald explores the idea.

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14 – Love Your Enemy

Probably the most difficultl Christian concept to practice. More would be Christians become unconscious liars or self-righteous hypocrites around this than any other admonition. MacDonald brings the foundation of this practice into sharp definition.

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About Esoteric Talks

"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 are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.