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The Full Potential of Grace

Cleaning up and re-posting something from this day’s readings 10 years ago. Grace. Amazing Grace. Wonderful Grace of Jesus. Grace Greater Than My Sin. Unmerited Favor. God’s Richest At Christ’s Expense. If there’s a single word that captures the gospel … Continue reading

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When There’s No King . . .

Continuing to read in Judges this morning. And encountered the first of four repeated strikings of an ominous gong. In those days there was no king in Israel. That gong sounds in Judges 17:6, 18:1, 19:1, and 21:25. Implication? It … Continue reading

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What the Lord Has Separated Let No One Join Together

Working my way through a catalog of commandments in Leviticus this morning (Lev. 18-20). Most make sense to this 21st century mind, others not so much. But what is clear is that the reason for the LORD laying out all … Continue reading

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An “Either / Or” Matter of the Heart

For Jesus it was a black and white question. There was no grey area. No middle ground on this one. It was “either / or.” Either from heaven or from man. Jesus said to them, “I will ask you one … Continue reading

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Dwelling Alone

Continuing my reading in Numbers and, this morning, spent some time reconsidering the goofy drama played out between Balak, king of Moab, and Balaam, prophet for hire (Numbers 22 -25). Balak sees the Israeli horde nearing his land. Fearing he’d … Continue reading

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