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Of His Flesh and Of His Bones: A Mystery

One of the things I like about some more historic versions of the Bible is their poetic language. I know not everyone will agree and some struggle to understand the older translations, so this is purely an individual observation. 1,367 more words

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The Lady From Number 31

I’ve been noticing a resurgence in interest in the blogosphere lately in the proverbial ‘virtuous’ wife of Proverbs 31.  The Junia Project has a good article here… 1,092 more words

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This Month's Featured Poem: Courage

November’s featured poem is a little late due to my having been away for a short break.  Better late than never!  I hope it ministers deeply to you. 268 more words

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Feasting on the Tree of Life

Bread for the Bride will be inactive for a couple of weeks while I take a short break away from home, but here is one from the archives I hope will bless you in the meantime! 1,293 more words

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Celebrating: Dr. Catherine Hamlin of Ethiopia

When Dr. Catherine Hamlin arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with her husband Reg in 1959, neither had ever seen a case of the medical condition called ‘obstetric fistula’ which would soon become their life’s work. 855 more words

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Seeking The Wise Women

Have you heard about the wise woman of Abel?

The story is related in 2 Samuel 20. In Old Testament Israel it is believed ‘wise women’ were women elders who held positions of influence and authority in certain cities. 681 more words

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So You Want To Be A Lover

Rumour has it I’m pretty much a failure when it comes to loving the brethren. If you like your dollops of Christian love handed over with bear hugs, chatty phone calls and affectionate enquiries about every tiny corner of your life, I may as well warn you now I’m not the one you’re looking for.   1,272 more words

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