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At a Glance
Some of the greatest sites and cities in the world are entered through famous gates. The only gate that matters, however, is the one that leads us into the presence of God with praise!
For material based on today's epistle text, see "License-Plate Christianity," November 23, 2008, at HomileticsOnline.com.
With Thanksgiving arriving this week, many folks will be heading over the river and through the woods to Grandma's house for the big day and the even bigger meal. The week of Thanksgiving is typically the most active time for travel in the United States, with airports and roads jammed with people trying to get into or out of the city. It's a time that stretches our transportation infrastructure to the brink, but a little luck and a lot of patience will allow us eventually to see the skyline or the city limit sign of our hometown. We know that a certain view, a certain exit, a certain landmark means that we're almost there.
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