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8 Chapters, 12 Years and 90% of the People

We are familiar with how the walls of Jerusalem were rebuilt in 52 days; but may not notice that Nehemiah spent 12 years in the Promised Land, and only 5 of 13 chapters in the book of Nehemiah are related to wall rebuilding.  355 more words


Journey to the Promised Land

I am home now—what an amazing opportunity to visit this historically critical land, to walk down the streets where Jesus walked and see the hillsides where he taught.  970 more words

Feasting with God #49 - An Exceedingly Good Land

Feasting with God #49

“An Exceedingly Good Land”

Text: Numbers 14:6-11, 21-23

6And Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, who were among those who had spied out the land, tore their clothes 7and said to all the congregation of the people of Israel, “The land, which we passed through to spy out, is an exceedingly good land. 

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Moses as an example for us.

“Moses was 120 years old when he died. His eye was undimmed, and his vigor unabated.” (Deuteronomy 34:7)

In Sunday’s Gospel reading we encountered Moses at the Transfiguration of Jesus. 303 more words


What do you have to lose?

Life is full of “in between”.  Ben and Jerry discovered a fortune could be built by putting the “in between” of life into an ice cream flavor.   593 more words

Devotional Encouragement

Marked by Ash

Called to go to peace and plenty
To stand with arms stretched wide
To feel the warmth of sun on our face
With the God of creation beside… 86 more words

Spiritual Growth

Q&A 4: The Law of Glory

How can we glorify God?

Q&A 4 from a couple weeks ago asked the question about why we exist – why did God create us?  The basic answer that was given to that very big question is that God created us to give him glory.   697 more words

Glory Of God