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Incidental Discovery Genesis 45:3-11, 15

Incidental Discovery

The seeking-discovery process is a primary means of connecting with God.


The greatest aviation mystery in the history of flying is the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 in March 2014. Although the search for this plane has been unsuccessful, some interesting discoveries have occurred incidental to the main quest. So it is in our life journey as we seek to know God.



For material based on today’s gospel text, see “And Again I Say … Amen!” February 19, 1995, at


For an alternative idea pertaining to 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50, see “Visiting the Death Café.”


It’s been dubbed the biggest mystery in modern aviation: the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with 227 passengers and 12 crew on March 8, 2014, while flying from Malaysia to Beijing. Although some debris confirmed to be from the aircraft washed ashore in the western Indian Ocean during 2015 and 2016, the rest of the plane has not been...

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