Tag Archives: Bible

What’s on your shelf?

One of the things I love to do when I’m at church is check out the tables at our bookstore. The two I’m most interested in are the top sellers and staff picks. I like knowing where the cultural wind is blowing in the Christian community at large – and what in particular my leaders…
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His Sweet Word

Today is the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av. It is a sad day that marks many tragic events of Jewish history, most notably the destruction of the temple. The mourning includes fasting from anything they would consider joyous – marriage celebrations, feasting, bathing, sex and … reading the Torah. Torah study is so identified as…
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Real Men

That’s one of the reasons I like archaeology. I know the Bible is true in my head – but it connects with my heart in a different way when I can touch it and see it. It also lends confidence to the accuracy of our Biblical text. Skeptical historians used to assert that King David,…
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The power of the spoken word. Of God’s spoken word.  Imagine. Before time, before the world, before anything – God was there in the relationship of trinity. And He spoke. And creation happened. Genesis 1   And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.   And God said, “Let there be an expanse…
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