Monthly Archives: January 2014

The S-Word Part 2

Yesterday, we talked about how Kent Dobson‘s 12 Words sermon series helped me look at ‘sorry’ a new way when it comes to apology. Now, let’s look at the other kind of sorry – the R-word. Re-(gulp)-pentance. First, let’s remind ourselves … Continue reading

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The S-Word

Today, we’re going to talk about the S-word. No, not that S-word. The one that makes people really uncomfortable: sorry. This entire Word series probably owes its existence in part to the current Mars Hill Bible Church sermon series 12 Words, but … Continue reading

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The Word ‘Word’

Last week, we touched on the fact that the Gospel of John and the Book of Genesis both open with the words ‘In the beginning’. Today, we’re going to go a little further and look at something intriguing. Three words … Continue reading

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The First Word, Part 2

While I was finishing yesterday’s blog entry, God blew my mind. The First Word  took a fairly deep dive into the word ‘in‘, and arrived at a pretty nifty (sez I) exploration of what it means to be in Christ, mostly … Continue reading

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The First Word

Last week, we talked about Amen, which is not only the last word in many of our prayers, it’s also the last word in the whole Bible. So in keeping with Jesus’ words about the last being first and the … Continue reading

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The Last Word

When Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer, did he conclude it with ‘Amen’? Depends whose Bible you’re reading. Not only which Gospel – Luke 11:2-4 provides a shorter version of the prayer than Matthew 6:9-13 does, so predictably, Luke’s … Continue reading

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