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Where Grace and Justice Meet: A Canonical Reading of Exodus 34:6–7

The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, 7 keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.” 3,439 more words


When You Want to Run From God

“’Arise, go to Nineveh, the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.”  But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.  513 more words

Daily Devotion

Dangerous Deliverance of God

I don’t know how I missed it but I did. Who knows how may times it stared me in the face as I read the story with my hubristic tinted glasses. 382 more words


Going Through Life's Storms

There are storms in life, just as there are storms in the sea and on land. When storms rise or come, the best thing we do is to hide in a safe place, a place where our covering (protection) would not be taken away. 493 more words


The idolatry of our feelings

In Jonah 1:1 we read, “The word of the LORD came to Jonah… ‘Go to the great city of Ninevah and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.’” 247 more words

The Up Devo

Staying Out Of Offense

Have you ever gotten into trouble before, or did something that got you into trouble? I have been there before, where my goodness (act of kindness) was misused by a fellow stranger that put me in great trouble then as a child. 505 more words