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Testing

“Now it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!”  And he said, ‘Here I am.’ ”  Genesis 22:1… 57 more words

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On the Corner of New and Union

On the corner of New and Union,
The crossing guard asks me where I’m headed.

Now, I’m thirty-eight years old.
I’ve been across the street and back again, 246 more words

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Caught Scoffing

“And Abraham made a great feast on the same day that Isaac was weaned.”  Genesis 21:8 NKJV
“And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, scoffing.”  Genesis 21:9 NKJV…
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In This Place

“And Abraham said, ‘Because I thought, surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will kill me on account of my wife.’ ”  Genesis 20:11  NKJV… 64 more words

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Your Monday Blessing: star followers

We, too, have followed a star.
Before Bethlehem, it lit the night in alien worlds,
resplendent, mattering much
to all those with eyes to see. 111 more words

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Mercy Takes Hold

“And while he lingered, the men took hold of his hand, his wife’s hand, and the hands of his two daughters, the LORD being merciful to him and they brought him out and set him outside the city.”  Genesis 19:16  NKJV… 70 more words

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The Righteous

“And Abraham came near and said, “Would You also destroy the righteous with the wicked?”  Genesis 18:23 NKJV

Abraham was thinking about Lot who lived in Sodom, but so was God. 49 more words

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