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The Point of Faith

I believe that faith has a point, though I have often wondered exactly what it is. I believe there is a reason that faith is necessary, though I have often wondered why. 1,437 more words



Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Faith is not just some kind of mind or magic power. 166 more words

Grace Alive

A Talk About Surrender

Just as Abraham laid Isaac on a sacrificial fire, if all I have is all that You desire….

                I Surrender All, Clay Crosse

Andru. I heard the name so clearly that Clay could have added it into the version of his song that was playing on my iPod.

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"Ja ne priznajem ovaj sud!"*

Da tega sodišča ne prizna*, se da razumeti hrvaški sabor, ki je danes soglasno podprl odstop od arbitražnega sporazuma. Ponarodela Miloševićeva trditev je pogosto na ustih politikov na Balkanu, žal tudi v Sloveniji. 480 more words

Abrahamic David

According to its inscription, Psalm 72 is in praise of Solomon, for his mercy, piety, and might. Towards the end, the psalmist exclaims, “May men bless themselves (יִתְבָּרְכוּ) by him, all nations (גֹּויִם) call him blessed!” (Ps 72:17, RSV) This has first-blush resonances with the LORD’s promise to Abraham, “In thee shall all families (מִשְׁפְּחֹת) of the earth be blessed (נִבְרְכוּ)” (Gen 12:3, KJV). 159 more words


Passing the Baton of Faith, Part 3

Besides the fact that it’s God’s character to first love us… and to initiate a relationship with us… we still should ask: Did Abraham have a particular responsibility or obligation from being in this relationship with God? 845 more words

Dale Tedder

Passing the Baton of Faith, Part 2

Last week I brought up the fact that God’s relationship with Abraham was covenantal. The word “covenantal” simply describes the promise that God made to Abraham, “I will be your God and you will be my people.” That was the covenant that God made with him. 591 more words

Dale Tedder