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If You Could Choose One Word: Abundance

Almighty God, whose will it is to restore all things in Thy well-beloved Son, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords: Mercifully grant that the peoples of the Earth, divided and enslaved by sin, may be freed and brought together under His most gracious rule; who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. 1,294 more words


When God Cares About the Outsider

For the past few chapters of Genesis it would seem that Abraham is God’s main focus. God cares about him, has given him a promise, and we’re reading about how Abraham doubts and believes God over the course of time. 650 more words


Walter Brueggemann on American Consumerism, Militarism, Neighborliness and LGBT People

A Facebook friend (FBF) recently shared this article from On Faith, an interview with theologian Walter Brueggemann. As the interview demonstrates, Prof. Brueggemann — one of the most influential Old Testament scholars in the U.S. 426 more words

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Orientation, Victim-Blaming, and The Financial Times

The first thing you need to know about is Walter Brueggemann. He’s a leading Hebrew Bible scholar – some might say THE leading Hebrew Bible scholar in the U.S. 942 more words

Looking for Jesus (Day 5) - Impossibilities

 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David.

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The Upside-Down of Epiphany: The Rich, The Poor

Though Paul Claudel, the French-Catholic poet, a man who knew the East, has the Magi not as sages or kings in his poem Chant de L’Epiphanie,  720 more words

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Advent Devotional: Tuesday, December 30: Sixth Day of Christmas

The time after Christmas has begun to feel strange to me recently. In this new life I find myself in, there’s not much of a break. 357 more words