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Aaron Shall Bear

Reading in Exodus this morning. And what catches my attention, and imagination, is a phrase repeated 4 times in the instructions concerning the priest’s garments. The uniform to be worn by Aaron was, to say the least, pretty elaborate. And, … Continue reading

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Something Greater

Finishing up Matthew 12 this morning. And again, repetition is the Spirit’s megaphone. “The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something … Continue reading

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Our Confession and Our Confidence

As I finish up Hebrews 4 this morning, two penetrating commands to obey, one preeminent reason. Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our … Continue reading

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We Have Therefore Let Us

Who hasn’t heard people talking about “the last days” over these last months. Folks wondering if the craziness that’s been 2020 is actually the beginning of the birth pains (or even the full on labor) that will deliver the return … Continue reading

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Better Priest. Better Hope. Better Promise.

You can’t blame the Hebrews who had doubts from having doubts. It’s understandable that some might be second guessing themselves. After all, it’s not like they were following popular opinion. Not as if they were staying within the theological camp … Continue reading

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Able to Sympathize

God is able. No surprise there. It’s what we believe. It’s what we declare. In a sense, it’s what we would expect of a God who is truly God. He is able to speak creation into being (regardless of the … Continue reading

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You Coming?

Chewing on Hebrews 4 this morning. A rest promised. God’s rest. The kind of rest God modeled at creation. A Sabbath rest. The “work is finished” type of rest. But one that we need to strive to enter. That’s a … Continue reading

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