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Lard Heart Redemption

We’ve all experienced it: you hear a song and it’s like it was written for you. The lyrics are your lyrics. The sentiment, your sentiment. The message, you couldn’t have said it better yourself. And many of us experience it … 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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Delighting in the Children of Man

Proverbs 8. It’s why I do what I do when it comes to Proverbs. It’s why I shade every reference to wisdom in blue, my color for God the Son. While the sage portrays her as Lady Wisdom, raising her … Continue reading

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The Redeemer Who Redeems

When’s a redeemer not a redeemer? When he is unable, or unwilling, to redeem. In ancient Israel it wasn’t enough just to have the right to redeem another’s land, but the next redeemer in line also needed to have the … Continue reading

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Ransomed from the Vapors

Vapor of vapors . . . all of it is vapor. As the Preacher draws his musings to an end in Ecclesiastes he can’t shake the overall futility he feels as he nears the end of his race (Eccl. 12:8). … Continue reading

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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Done! Time to finish the job. It had already been over tens years since the city was captured and the people carted off into captivity (2Kings 24:10-17). Over ten years since all the treasures and all the vessels of gold … Continue reading

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Half Bought?

The Galatians were confused. Paul likened it to having been “bewitched.” Someone had come to them with a “new gospel” which apparently made a lot more sense to them — I guess because the gospel they first believed seemed too … Continue reading

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