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A Lot of Trouble

Aside from Jesus, which biblical character do you think of when you hear the word ‘obedient’? Plenty of names probably come to mind, but I’m fairly certain that near the top of this list for most people is an Old … Continue reading

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The G-Word, Part 3: Horticultural Fisherman

The G-Word occurs most often in Genesis, but 12 of the 13 times ‘garden’ is used in that book, the text is referring to Eden. After Genesis, the two books that use the G-Word the most are Song of Songs and … Continue reading

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The T-Word, Part 3: Father Abraham

Yesterday, we talked about the Book of Job, which teaches us that we’re supposed to trust God regardless of circumstances. But when it comes to the way this story discusses Job’s children, that is a difficult test. The testing of Abraham disturbs … 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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God is Master

The other day, I was in a hurry to get someplace in my car, so I stomped on the gas pedal to get there a few seconds earlier. And then it occurred to me that I don’t need to break … Continue reading

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God is Unchanging

Even as I write the title above, I struggle to decide if I really believe it. God is unchanging? How can that be? Oh, it says He’s so quite clearly in the Bible: “I the Lord do not change. So you, … Continue reading

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