Tag Archives: atoning sacrifice

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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Abigail

Did I just see Jesus? Was He foreshadowed in a no-name, non-descript woman whose name pointed to her father’s joy? A lady who rises up seemingly out of nowhere to redeem an entire household? A gal identified with a worthless … Continue reading

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The Depths of the Sea

I’m no exploration buff. Can’t say I’m particularly well read (or even read, at all) when it comes to boldly going where no man has gone before. Instead, what I think I know, I know from the media. My sense … Continue reading

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Fig Leaves and Loincloths

You sense it was an “Oh, what have we’ve done?” moment. She had engaged in the conversation and was deceived. But he was with her and knew exactly what they were doing, thus he acted willfully. And it seems that … Continue reading

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On Earth as in Heaven

Bildad done good . . . though he didn’t even realize it. Asking the right questions is a big part of getting to the right answers. And Bildad asks a good one, in fact, he asks two real good ones. … Continue reading

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The Hit

It’s not like they had never thought of it before. Not even like they had never even tried to do it before. But now their determination was formalized. Now it went from what had been at best spontaneous reactions of … Continue reading

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Steadfast Love and Faithfulness

Atonement. The coveringĀ for iniquity. To propitiate, to pacify, to make peace for the debt owed due to transgression. Pretty major theme throughout the Scriptures. Normally not too surprised when I come across it in my readings. But this morning it … Continue reading

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