Tag Archives: I am

Seven

Seven is a number that seems to pop up a lot in the Bible. And according to George Costanza, it’s also a great name for a baby…   SUSAN: It’s not a name. It’s a number. GEORGE: I know. It’s … Continue reading

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The A-Word, Part 4

A few days ago, I concluded the first instalment in this A-Word series with the following sentence: God is. Period. My point was to suggest that, not only is this sentence complete without further verbiage, but the adding of further verbiage dilutes the … Continue reading

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The A-Word, Part 3.5

So I had this A-Word series all done, with the posting schedule carefully planned out and ready to go, when Steven Furtick had to go and mess it all up. Furtick, lead pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, is … Continue reading

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The A-Word, Part 3

In the first two parts of this A-Word series, we’ve focused mainly on Exodus 3:13-14, where God tells Moses that His name is I Am. As awesome as that passage is, it’s one of many instances in the Bible where God … Continue reading

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The A-Word, Part 2

Yesterday, we began in Exodus 3:13-14, which might be my favourite passage in the whole Torah. Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and … Continue reading

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The A-Word, Part 1

A few weeks ago, in The First Word, I suggested that the word ‘in’ could be Christianity’s answer to the meditative syllable ‘om’ used by Hindus. But if you don’t connect with in, maybe try am on for size. What am I talking about, … Continue reading

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