Tag Archives: the works of God

Be Strong and Do It

Paul writes to the Ephesians that we are God’s workmanship, “created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:10). If that’s true (spoiler alert: it is . . . ), … Continue reading

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Stop! (Elihu, Part 2)

Okay, I am liking this kid more and more as he gets wound up and gets more comfortable with giving Job & Co. a piece of his mind . . . and a vision of God. Yesterday, I pondered Elihu’s … Continue reading

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Remember to Extol His Work!

I’ve done enough reading to be okay with the fact that I don’t know quite how to peg Elihu, commentators varying among themselves as to how to understand his intervention in the book of Job. Elihu, the young, upstart peanut-gallery, … Continue reading

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Abide Always in the Shadow of the Cross

The message of Asaph’s parable seems clear: if we will not remember, then we are bound to rebel. If we will not reflect often on our history, inevitably we will revert back to our folly. To fail to focus continually … Continue reading

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Behold and Be Still

There is a direct correlation between who God is and how His people are to respond. What we know and believe about our King should make a difference in how we respond to our circumstance. I’m chewing on Psalm 46 … Continue reading

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Don’t Need Fire From Heaven

A longer than normal post this morning. Re-working some thoughts from 2009 on today’s readings . . . Talk about your high drama and suspense! They had been at it for hours. The 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 … Continue reading

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An Expanded Sphere of Study

If you were to ask me how the concept of studying plays into the Christian experience, I’d respond immediately, “We need to study the word of God.” When I think of the “brain” component of my salvation, I go to … Continue reading

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