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August 21

1 Chronicles 17

1Now when David was living in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet, See, I am living in a house of cedar-wood, but the ark of the Lord’s agreement is under the curtains of a tent. 1,439 more words


Sunday Morning 8/17 (Unit 24, Session 4: Jesus Was Baptized)

Today’s Bible story focuses on Jesus’ baptism by John. John the Baptist grew up in the wilderness. John’s ministry began when God’s word came to him, and he began preaching near the Jordan River. 169 more words


Third Year Report Card from Galilee

Maybe it has to do with the Holy Land believed to be at the center of the universe, or maybe it’s the people, or the water, or the air, but the three years I lived in Israel feels like 10. 1,203 more words

Storms and Faith

Mark 6:45-51

Sometimes it seems that our lives are a series of storms. We try to live with stormy marriages, stormy relationships with our children, stormy connections with extended family, stormy job situations, and stormy financial conditions. 289 more words


The Fourth Watch

The book of Matthew, first gospel in a set of four, says that Jesus came to the disciples on the fourth watch. His disciples, fishermen by trade, had gone fishing and a storm came on what had been a calm sea.  369 more words


God the Son Cleans House!

Have you ever done any spring housecleaning? What about weeding your garden or doing some of those summer projects that you can only do when the sun is shining and before the rain begins again in the fall, like painting your house or fixing the roof? 3,956 more words

Who Were Those Heroes from Majd Al-Kurum?

In these hard days, when the rescuers are still digging for bodies under the ruins in Gaza, it is hard to find stories that are more fun than serious, as the Free Haifa Extra mood requires. 627 more words

The Arab Spring