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What smells in here?

Philippians 4:15-23 Paul closes this letter by walking a fine line between being grateful for their gift while not wanting to imply that he is looking for them to meet his needs. Unlike other teachers of his day, Paul wanted to encourage sacrificial giving but not giving to him. He scrupulously avoided apparent conflicts of…

Context is key

“Eddie Murphy is a comic genius” was a promotional blurb that was lifted verbatim from a movie review a few years ago. Sounds like this critic was sold, right? Not so fast. If you read the entire article, you would find that the reviewer actually commented that since he thought Murphy was a comic genius,…

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