Tag Archives: the church

The Purpose of Our Gathering (A 2014 Rerun)

Late night last night. Kind of foggy this morning. Difficulty getting the old pump primed. So, went through the archives. Surprised that I haven’t written anything on 1Corinthians 14 since 2014. This morning it came alive as (I think for … Continue reading

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Radical but Logical

His ask is so radical, but Paul’s reasoning is so logical. Hovering over a few verses in 1Corinthians 6 this morning and thinking about the church. Situation: when one brother has a grievance against another. A dispute needing to be … Continue reading

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A Threefold Cord

That they are linked together in Scripture seems clear to me. An inseparable trio. Comprising a threefold cord which is not quickly broken. To have one should be to have the other two. I encountered these three amigos this morning … Continue reading

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For the Sake of God’s Glory

Connecting a couple of dots this morning from my readings. Somewhat in awe of Paul’s all-out commitment to the Corinthians. Why did he care about them so much? But then wondering, if at its core, it isn’t the same dynamic … Continue reading

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Paul’s Anxiety

Busted! Found out! Tripped up by his own words. If CNN were around then they’d be playing the sound bite over and over again. And, at the bottom of the screen the ticker tape banner would scroll from right to … Continue reading

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My Tribe

Continuing to read in Joshua. Continuing to think about the Levites. Yesterday, I wondered what it was like to watch the other tribes be allotted their inheritance in the promised land and for your tribe’s name never to come up … Continue reading

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The LORD Is There

Maybe 2020 will be the year. The year I dig deeper into Ezekiel. Wrapped up the book in this morning’s reading. A lot of it I think I get. A lot of it, not so much. The apocalyptic unveiling of … Continue reading

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Zeal for the House

It was a Passover to remember. I don’t think there’s any way His followers saw what was about to happen. They go up to Jerusalem with Jesus, enter the temple courts, and things pretty much look and sound like they … Continue reading

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Glad for the House of God

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem,” pens the songwriter in Psalm 122. As he stood within Jerusalem’s gates he was overwhelmed and compelled to pray, and to ask others to pray, for the security and prosperity of the blessed place … Continue reading

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A Big Deal!

I don’t think the editors of my reading plan could have a designed it this way, but maybe. But, then again, maybe not. There’s just been too many times when the different readings line up that I can’t imagine how … Continue reading

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