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Love From Beginning to End

Before everything we know, there was Love. Father, Son and Spirit in deep communion; loving, giving, honouring one another.

Out of this communion of loved flowed a Plan. 4,322 more words

Zechariah 1-7 My words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants, did they not overtake your fathers?

From Zechariah 1-7

The people of God are under Persian rule in exile. In the opening chapter of Zechariah, the prophet recalls what happened to their fathers. 940 more words

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Daniel 7-9 The curse and oath that are written in the Law of Moses have been poured out upon us

From Daniel 7-9

In exile, Daniel confesses Israel’s sins and acknowledges the LORD’s covenant righteousness in His dealings with them. Depending on the LORD’s steadfast love, Daniel requests mercy and forgiveness which only belong to those God considers his covenant people. 1,227 more words

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God, in Trinity & History

This Monday, I dialogued with Muslims, Jews, and Unitarians in an online comments section. How’d it go? A Muslim man accused me of an “unforgivable sin” for espousing Trinitarianism. 1,186 more words


Jeremiah 42-45 You are telling a lie. The LORD our God did not send you to say, ‘Do not go to Egypt to live there’

From Jeremiah 42-45

The people asked Jeremiah what the LORD wants them to do considering the upcoming invasion of Babylon. Should they flee to Egypt. The place they were in slavery many years before. 853 more words

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Daily Riches: Filling Up What Is Lacking in Christ's Afflictions (John Howard Yoder and Henri Nouwen)

“We use the word cross in our hymns, in our piety, in our prayers, and in our pastoral language. But we use it too cheaply. We say that a person has to live with some sort of suffering in life: a sickness that cannot be cured, an unresolvable personality conflict within the family, poverty, or some other unexplainable or unchangeable suffering. 402 more words

Desolation's Gift