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In the middle of all that chaos and mayhem

Behold, the Lord is riding on a swift cloud

and comes to Egypt;

and the idols of Egypt will tremble at his presence,

and the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

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Why we Poo: A Theology of Excr…utiating Delicacy

A purpose in all things is not possible to discern, but that such exists in all nature is so. The world is indeed subject to futility and as such cannot in every happening be scrutinized for import. 321 more words


God, the Creator, Died for Creation

Peter J. Leithart, writing for First Things, here, http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/12/spirit-in-flesh gives us something to read, reread, and ponder deeply. A small excerpt:

A coming in “flesh” is not simply an advent “as man.” In Scripture, “flesh” has a more specific connotation.

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Worship as Glory-Cloud

The church in song should sound like the glory-cloud that it is—the sound of many waters, a great voice that breaks the cedars of Lebanon, a sound that strikes fear in our enemies.

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A Brief Review: The Baptized Body

My last brief book review was a book that concerned itself with infant baptism, and this one is concerned with baptism in general. I say “in general” hesitantly because this book looks at baptism in a wonderful and specific way, namely, as the Bible does. 544 more words


Creation and Analogy

Peter Leithart writes about creation and analogy on the Trinity House website:

God created everything to communicate of Himself. That is the nature and purpose of everything created.

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