Tag Archives: the people of God

The Company We’ll Keep

Spend some time thinking about them, even just a bit, and you can’t help but getting frustrated. Their insincerity, their duplicity, their hypocrisy . . . it’s enough to drive you nuts! The chief priests and elders came to Jesus … Continue reading

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What Makes Us Distinct

One of a kind. Special. Unique. Unlike anyone else. Guys like Ripley and Guinness have made a living off of it. Nothing like a world record to set someone apart. And who can’t help but feel like a one-of-a-kind if … Continue reading

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The Sign of Sanctification

It wasn’t commanded because God knew that their dust based frame needed regular downtime if it was going to function at maximum efficiency. Though it was founded as an indicator of a work finished and complete, its intent was more … Continue reading

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A Vessel of Mercy

This morning I’m chewing on the sovereignty of God. That God’s will is accomplished not because we comply, necessarily, but simply because it’s His will. That what He determines is done. What He promises He performs. Kind of a mind … Continue reading

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Going With Us

For Moses it was the ultimate litmus test that he and his people had found favor in the sight of God. Beyond their deliverance from bondage; greater than escaping their enemies by walking through a parted sea; more indicative than … Continue reading

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My People

If I had lived back then, and known then what I know now, I probably would have distanced myself from them. If they were the only church in town back then, I’d probably have either started my own church with … Continue reading

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A People of Refuge

When I read in the morning I’m on the lookout for a number of themes, each associated with a specific way I’ll mark my Bible. This morning it’s something I shaded in red that has me thinking–the color I use … Continue reading

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