Author Archives: Pete

#WeAre

I’m increasingly aware that we operate out of a sense of who we are. That our identity, or our perceived identity, will dictate our values, our priorities, and our behaviors. So it shouldn’t be too surprising that if we have … Continue reading

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Obedient From The Heart

Lots of thought provoking stuff in my readings this morning. Still don’t know that I have the complex relationship between God and Balaam figured out (Num. 22). But I’m pretty sure the angel of the LORD standing in the road … Continue reading

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It’s A Gift

Help Wanted: Men to work in a top secret environment where others are not permitted. To labor on ground of such purity, and enveloped in such power, that a misstep could be your last step. Job has relatively little variety. … Continue reading

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Let Grace Reign!

Sin is like a spreading disease. Grace like a covering cure. Sin, like yeast, starts at the place where it is introduced and then dispenses itself and permeates everything that touches it leading to death. Grace is sourced outside of … Continue reading

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We Were, We Are, We Rejoice

Not gonna lie . . . something about working your way through the book of Romans that can’t help but generate some joy. Paul’s precept-upon-precept treatise on “the power of God for salvation” (1:16) builds wonder and worship as it … Continue reading

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Beware the Rabble

I have before hovered over Numbers 11 wondering how a people literally fed by the hand of God could complain about the food they were given. “Nothing but manna?” That was their complaint. These earthly people had grown tired of … Continue reading

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Me, Me, Me

I get it when we say, “It’s not about me” . . . until it is. David did too. After Nathan the prophet had confronted David exposing his adultery with Bathsheba and his murderous duplicity with her husband, when David’s … Continue reading

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