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Wednesday Thursday Friday? (Part 1)

My 17-year-old daughter doesn’t spend a lot of time in the church these days, but she still has a favorite Bible passage: 2 Kings 2:23-24: From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some … 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 Other L-Word, Part 4

I wandered so aimless, my life filled with sin. I wouldn’t let my dear Saviour in. Then Jesus came like a stranger in the night. Praise the Lord, I saw the light!  That wonderfully twangy song stanza was written in the … Continue reading

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The (Other) L-Word, Part 1

Back in the early days of Disciplehood – long before this Words Superseries was a twinkle in my heart, I inadvertently stole my own thunder and wrote a post about love, called The L-Word. Today, though, I want to talk about another L-word: … Continue reading

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The T-Word, Part 2: A Tough Job

As I suggested yesterday, Jesus’ testing in the wilderness gave him ample time to ponder famous stories of testing from Scripture. And I wonder if His thoughts on these time-honored tales changed at all, as he pondered them from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Wordless Groans

I think I have a new favorite Bible verse: ‘In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.’ – Romans 8:26 … Continue reading

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The F-Word, Part 2

If God is love, and love drives out fear, how can fear be an appropriate response to God? That’s where we left off yesterday. We looked at 1 John 4:18 and what it says about the relationship between love and fear, and … Continue reading

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