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What If He Had Spoken Their Names?

When we think of the crucifixion we tend to think of the “main event”–the hours that Jesus hung upon the cross. That’s more than enough to make us cringe, more than sufficient to bow our heads at the injustice. And … Continue reading

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Grace In the Most Unexpected Places

Strike three, in a sense. Under Moses, despite great deliverance, every adult who walked out of Egypt, hundreds of thousands of people, died wandering in the desert because of unbelief and rebellion. Moses himself failing to enter the promised land. … Continue reading

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Grace Through Wisdom and Insight

Maybe it’s just me, but most often don’t we tend to take credit for what we know? After all it’s our intelligence that makes sense of stuff, right? Our cognitive abilities that allow us to process data and come up … Continue reading

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The Table Is Enough

He could have wanted more. He could have had more. But for Mephibosheth, the table was enough. He was the son of Jonathan, the grandson of King Saul. If not for the determined counsel of God, the throne would have … Continue reading

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Grace Abounded All the More

Honestly, for me Deuteronomy 29 through 31 has to be one of the most depressing and troublesome parts of Scripture. On the outskirts of the promised land. A new leader in place. A new rallying cry to gather unto: “Be … Continue reading

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Treasure in My Sack

The brothers thought they had been brought to the house for a reckoning. Fear struck at the anticipation of standing before the most powerful man in Egypt. The man who had thought they were spies. The man who had kept … Continue reading

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The Abundance

Good thing I got a head start on my reading plan last week, ’cause I didn’t necessarily anticipate not getting into routine until the end of the first week of 2018. But a quick trip to the homeland consumed with … Continue reading

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