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Will of God

Ephesians 1:11: In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,  1,131 more words

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Responding to Leviticus 18:22, 20:13; Sodom & Gomorrah

This is an edited cross-post from SeaLowder.com where it was originally published as Responding to Homophobic Readings of the Old Testament.

In this entry, I will address the homoantagonizing passages in Leviticus as well as the story of Sodom & Gomorrah.

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Biblical Exegesis

August 19

August 19

TREKKING WITH ABRAHAM

“and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.”

Genesis 20:2b

 

Once God had made the promise that in twelve months from the day He was sat outside Abraham’s tent, Sarah would bear a boy child to Abraham and his name would be “Isaac”, there was a three month countdown to a momentous historical act of copulation between two old folk that would be the means of changing and blessing the whole world. 1,063 more words

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August 17

August 17

TREKKING WITH ABRAHAM

“Joshua said to all the people, “This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: ‘Long ago your ancestors, including Terah the father of Abraham & Nahor, lived beyond the Euphrates River & worshiped other gods. 1,080 more words

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Obedience in all things

2Corinthians 2:9: For this is why I wrote, that I might test you and know whether you are obedient in everything.

Abraham is an example of obedience to… 1,196 more words

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August 13

August 13

TREKKING WITH ABRAHAM

“And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and lived between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar. And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, she is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.” 1,282 more words

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