Seeing ‘off-duty’ Israeli soldiers in a café with friends, casually but professionally carrying their automatic weapons, reminds me of Nehemiah chapters 4-5. Israel today resembles Israel then, when they were rebuilding Jerusalem’s walls under enemy threat, also advancing other aspects of their community at the same time. 362 more words
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I just read this in Hugh Halter’s book, Flesh, and found it encouraging.
It is crazy to watch Jesus work the clock. Often He would heal someone and then say, “Don’t go tell anyone.” … Jesus knew how circumstances link together in a chain of responses, and He was a master at doing only what he saw His Father doing. 1,033 more words