Tag Archives: Old Testament

Finding Beauty

It’s funny how we naturally focus on the negative. When we are given feedback from a group of people, we brush past the nine positive statements and focus on the one negative. Every time. Now, that’s great if it’s a … Continue reading

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The Second Station: Jesus Carries His Cross As Jesus comes to the end of His life, there are many times that the Gospel writers refer to Scripture being fulfilled. While these verses may not be familiar to us, they were familiar … Continue reading

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God calling

I hear God’s voice in my life a lot, and I will venture to say that you do, too. I have had many people come to me and complain that God doesn’t speak to them at all, and they would … Continue reading

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Cain and Abel – love vs. duty

Jesse Tree, Day 3: How do we react when someone else is successful and we are not? As we move through the story of Genesis, we arrive at the well-known story of Cain and Abel. Most of us know that … Continue reading

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The Old Testament God

The Old Testament God is often seen as an angry, harsh, demanding God as opposed to the New Testament kindness and mercy of Jesus. It’s a funny dichotomy that is fairly well supported by the reading yesterday where “Joshua mowed … Continue reading

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A Sassy Bible Moment

I have to say that I really enjoy discovering some sassy moments in the Bible. This one just tickled me this week – Moses has taken the Israelites out of Egypt, given them the Ten Commandments, and they are on … Continue reading

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Breaking Through

Most people dislike the Old Testament. All the judgment, killing, destruction can make it pretty harsh. I actually like it and find it inspirational and interesting. Not the violence part, although in the context of the time, it isn’t as … Continue reading

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