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The Mirrors of the Ministering Women

One commentator calls it a “tantalizing tidbit,” and indeed it is. Don’t think I ever noticed it before. Not surprising since it’s buried in that part of Exodus that repeats the details of the construction of the different objects which … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart

Talk about your seismic shift in attitude! Three chapters ago the people of Israel were throwing a bit of gold into a fire to make inanimate gods who they somehow thought could lead them. Now, in Exodus 35, they are … Continue reading

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Getting a Grip on Age Enduring Life

I wonder how often we’re prone to think of eternal life as a future “to do.” That it’s something that starts after death. That it’s something we’ll have to wait to experience. Something we’ll figure out how to do later. … Continue reading

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Bounty Is In the Eye of the Beholder

Cruising through Solomon’s one-liners in Proverbs this morning and there’s one that kind of stops me in my tracks. A phrase in it catching my attention and then immediately stirring my thoughts. And if I were to summarize what I’m … Continue reading

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A Perpetual Motion Thing

Noodling on some of Jesus’ teaching this morning. Kind of a “chicken and egg” thing, but not really ’cause I know which came first. Maybe more of a perpetual motion thing. Now, I’m no scientist, but I get the basics … Continue reading

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A Willing Heart

I’m a sucker for happy endings. Maybe that’s why I get all squishy inside as I read the final chapters of Exodus. I know, I know . . . the end of the book isn’t the end of the journey. … Continue reading

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Generous in Every Way

Don’t know exactly why the Spirit has determined to put this on my radar this morning, but evidently He does. As I think about it, I’m probably still getting comfortable with 2Corinthians 8 and 9. I’ve never been a big … Continue reading

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