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God's Faithfulness And Our Doubt Are Not Surprising

As we’ve been going through the Abraham story the promise of an heir for Abraham has been hanging over much of it. It has been the source of doubt for Abraham and Sarah. 1,121 more words


The Missing Comfort

The beginning of the Book of Isaiah identifies┬áthe period covered by the prophet: “The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.” 1,052 more words

Lenten Reflections

Dealing with the "angry" God

If you have a problem with the “angry God” view of the Old Testament, don’t listen through this one. ;)

Bible Study

Fear Makes Everyone An Enemy

After focusing on Lot and the events at Sodom in Genesis 19 last week, we move again to Abraham. Strangely, despite moving back to Abraham, we are not really concerned with the promise of Isaac. 1,060 more words


The Forgotten Act of Faith-filled, Imaginative Living

A morning devotional I read recently prompted the reader to “switch off the car radio while driving, look around and notice where things are not the way they are supposed to be. 807 more words


The Sin of Sodom

Dealing with times of God’s judgment relayed in the Bible is difficult business. There seem to be some who want to interpret these stories as having the potential to happen anytime for even the slightest infractions. 1,163 more words


Easter Us

On this Wednesday, we submit our ashen way to you–
you Easter parade of newness.
Before the sun sets, take our Wednesday and Easter us, 127 more words