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Clothed and Covered

The last part of Isaiah is glorious. The focus is on God’s Holy Servant, the Messiah. And the subject matter has more to do with restoration and reconciliation than repentance and restitution. More to do with the hope of the … Continue reading

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Dress Up and Draw Near

He was a ruler over all the land. They were just servants in the tabernacle. His wealth was beyond counting, and his home was a great house. They were given some fields to tend and had some livestock to raise, … Continue reading

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Fig Leaves and Loincloths

You sense it was an “Oh, what have we’ve done?” moment. She had engaged in the conversation and was deceived. But he was with her and knew exactly what they were doing, thus he acted willfully. And it seems that … Continue reading

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A God of Nuance

I don’t know if this is going to come out right or not, but as I read Job 35 this morning the wonder I’m experiencing is that our God is a God of nuance. Nuance. I think that’s a good … Continue reading

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A Chuppah

Sometimes I feel like reading through Isaiah is like trying to follow what’s happening on a television controlled by somebody who’s engaged in extreme channel surfing with a remote. In one passage the prophet’s words seem to deal with immediate … Continue reading

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