My Rhymes and Reasons by Greg Asimakoupoulos

My Rhymes and Reasons with Greg for July 8, 2024

My Rhymes and Reasons with Greg for July 8, 2024

It’s a Monday, and it’s My Rhymes and Reasons. Greg is with you here. I’m here right next door to the Mercer Island McDonald’s, and for months, if not years, we’ve been anticipating the destruction of this block of buildings. We had to go through all the permitting processes with the city, and now, the day walls of this building are tearing down. I remember when this was our local Blockbuster. We often stopped here on a Friday night after having dinner at McDonald’s to read a movie or two. Now, what with Blockbuster being busted? This block is being busted to make room for new Condominiums and multi-use commercial buildings.

As I watch this destruction in action today, I’m thinking about a very familiar Bible verse that you know from Ephesians Chapter 2, verse 8. You know, part of Ephesians 2 where it says, “that by grace are we saved through faith and that not of ourselves it is a gift from God, any of us should, but do you know how Ephesians 2 begins? He is our peace who has broken down every wall…continue to listen to the video above.

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