Archive for December, 2008

Wonders from the Word – Surrender to God’s Grace (Jeremiah 38:17-18)

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Then the king of Babylon struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath.  So Judah was lead away into exile from its land (Jeremiah 52:27) Exile and death; family and friends separated by the decisions of others.  The parting might have been through exile into another nation – those […]

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Wonders from the Word – Surrender to God’s Grace (Jeremiah 38:17-18)

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Then the king of Babylon struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath.  So Judah was lead away into exile from its land (Jeremiah 52:27) Exile and death; family and friends separated by the decisions of others.  The parting might have been through exile into another nation – those […]

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On Purpose! A Very Merry Confusing Christmas

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

I would like to wish you all a very merry confusing Christmas.  This time of the year I often get confused – so how’s that different than the rest of year you may ask?  Maybe no different, but I am confused nonetheless.  Would you care to join me in my bewilderment? I am confused by […]

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Wonders from the Word – Clean and Unclean

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

In reading about sacrifices, I had a thought that might have a spiritual application for us today.  We know that in the O.T. there were both clean and unclean animals.  Clean animals could be sacrificed and eaten by man, both result in death.  Unclean could not be sacrificed nor eaten.  They were left alone.  Only […]

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On Purpose! Accountability

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Periodically, I do something insane and I apply necessary peer pressure on myself by publicly announcing an endeavor that I am planning.  Why do I torture myself thusly?  The reason is that tomorrow is my favorite day.  I love tomorrow.  I am always willing to do whatever needs to be done tomorrow.  You see, tomorrow […]

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Wonders from the Word – What Can I Do? (Psalm 94)

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

I yell “Help!”  God says nothing.  I cry “How long?”  God says nothing.  Confused I shudder in prayer, “But people are hurting?!”  God says nothing. The hurting continues…the hurt ones, the widows, the orphans, and the strangers, those alone in the world; suffering from the powerful, the arrogant, the ones claiming “God does not see.”  […]

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