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Jonah: Belief Contradicted by Behavior (Part 17)

God is in the saving business.  And these pagan sailors have now become members of God’s family.  Not because of, but despite, Jonah’s poor witness.  His orthodox statement was exactly on point.  221 more words


Jonah: Belief Contradicted by Behavior (Part 16)

Self-redemption is a myth.  These experienced, strong sailors could not defeat God’s winds and sea, and finally succumbed to Jonah’s suicidal suggestion.  They pick him up and toss him overboard — and the raging sea becomes calm. 212 more words


Grace smugglers...

August 16, 2017

“When my life was slipping away,  I remembered God, And my prayer got through to you, made it all the way to your Holy Temple.  405 more words

Walking In Christ

Julian McMahon Joins Cast of Hulu Original Series, 'Marvel's Runaways'

The highly-anticipated series premieres exclusively on Hulu November 21!

Get ready to run! Actor Julian McMahon from “Dirk Gently,” is joining the cast of the highly-anticipated Hulu Original Series “Marvel’s Runaways” as Jonah. 181 more words


Jonah: Belief Contradicted by Behavior (Part 15)

Don’t you hate it when you are only one who thinks your idea is a great one?  Jonah volunteers to be tossed overboard and is sure that the sea will calm down when it claims his life.  232 more words


Jonah: Belief Contradicted by Behavior! (Part 14)

“Suicidal ideations” — that’s a term I learned in working with pastoral counselors!  And Jonah has a number of them in this book (suicidal ideations, not counselors!).  166 more words


Grace for Fault P1: Jonah

The people in the Bible are intriguing. Here are lives laid bare before us with their mistakes and victories, hopes and fears. We see the consequences of choice, and in all of this, the grace God still chooses to give for humanity’s faults. 671 more words

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