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The first conviction and prayer

The first recorded prayer in scripture sets the tone for all of our dealings with God and with life. Abraham prayed, “Shall not the judge of all the earth do what is Just?” This is a confession of the conviction that marked Abraham’s faith. 185 more words

Faith

Would you kill your child if God ordered you to?

I hope the title was click-baity enough to drag unsuspecting peeps reading the wordpress Reader.

But anyways, I had intended to write an article about revelation and how it’s obviously difficult to believe anyone saying that “God has spoken” to them. 1,784 more words

Moses

Magic, messages and promises made.

Signpost for Sunday, July 23 2017 (18th Ordinary Sunday): Gen 28:10 – 19a; Ps 139:1-12, 23-24; Rom 8:12-25; Mt 13:24-30, 36-43.

It was once a common belief that if you slept with your head against a sacred stone you would dream oracles. 346 more words

By This All Will Know: From Abraham To Antioch - Pastor Claude Houde - Times Square Church - 07.16.2017

Christians are instructed to study the life of Abraham as an example for us. Of course, first and foremost we are to follow Jesus directly, but we should also look to how Abraham followed God in faith. 198 more words

Theology

Questions for July 26th on Genesis 19

Questions for Genesis 19:

1) Is Lot a sympathetic figure? Why or why not?

2) Why was Lot spared?

3) What is the purpose of including the account of Lot and his daughters?

Faith Shown In The Elah Valley -- Jon Mitchell

The sun shines down on the valley of Elah.  The giant walks tall and proud close to the brook which meanders its way through the valley just north of Shochoh and northwest of Hebron.  2,359 more words

Jon Mitchell

Friday Fictioneers - A Confidant

Every week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (thank you, Rochelle!) hosts a flash fiction challenge, to write a complete story, with a beginning, middle and end in 100 words or less. 146 more words

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