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Me, Me, Me

I get it when we say, “It’s not about me” . . . until it is. David did too. After Nathan the prophet had confronted David exposing his adultery with Bathsheba and his murderous duplicity with her husband, when David’s … Continue reading

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Because of The Touch

You’d think that paying the price for another would come with a bit of honor. That laying down your life for someone else’s sin would demand a bit of dignity when disposing of the body. But as I hover over … Continue reading

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An Advocate, Not an Arbiter

Not to minimize his pain, suffering, and confusion, but there’s a lot that Job wasn’t getting right as he entered deeper and deeper into debate with his friends. Although, by God’s own repeated testimony he was a man who “was … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Psalmist

I’ll take lesser known songs of praise for 2000, Alex. Blessed be the Most High, and praise and honor Him who lives forever, for His dominion is an everlasting dominion, and His kingdom endures from generation to generation; all the … Continue reading

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An Arbiter

Somebody’s not playing fair! So reasons Job, it would seem. Though Job never heard the exact words the Almighty spoke repeatedly to Satan, Job knew his own determination to be marked as a man who was blameless, upright, feared God, … Continue reading

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