Author Archives: Pete

Cloths — In Birth and In Burial

Met with a friend yesterday, a buddy I try to connect with regularly to talk about what he’s been reading in the Word. Yesterday we spent a few minutes on 1Corinthians 15 and the resurrection. If Christ has not been … Continue reading

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Woman, Behold Your Son

It’s an annually occurring juxtaposition. Every December I wrap up my reading plan chewing on the death of Jesus at a time of year when so much around me draws my attention to His birth. Solomon said that “for everything … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Enough

Give them blood, he thought, and that should appease them. A good beating, flayed so they can see muscle. Surely that would satisfy their illogical, unjustifiable animosity. And then add some mockery for good measure. Thinks He’s a king? Then … Continue reading

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Our Peace

I wonder if, as the world seems to get crazier, we don’t find ourselves peering a bit deeper into the manger scene this time of year to try and find some of that illusive peace on earth that was announced … Continue reading

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To What Lengths Would God Go?

There’s an irony in Jonah that has a way of making me smile. For example, Jonah self-identifies as a “a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven” (1:9). Yet, when told by the God of heaven he … Continue reading

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Doesn’t Have To Be the Loneliest Number

One . . . One . . . One! So the bell peals as I read this morning. So the drum beats out the rhythm. The repetition unmistakable. And the band of my youth had it wrong. One doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Jehovah-Asah

What’s in a name? A lot when it comes to the name of Jehovah. The Jehovah names of God . . . been years since I studied them. But I think I recognize most of them most of the time … Continue reading

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