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Dust from His feet

Yosie, the son of Yoezer from Zeredah, said: “Let your house be a meeting place for the wise; cover yourself with the dust of their feet, and drink in their words with thirst.” The idea of being covered with someone’s dust has many implications. It reveals a close proximity and suggests following closely; or sitting…
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Another “least likely” from last week is Joanna. She is part of the group of women that followed Jesus closely. Why is she a least likely? She was the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward. The steward is like the house manager, so he would have controlled Herod’s money. When the Bible says she financially supported…
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God’s House

In keeping with last week’s post, I want to continue to examine the power of words. We know that church is not a building; church is God’s people. In the same vein, the building we go to is not God’s House. He doesn’t live there any more than anywhere else His people congregate. The early…
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Pricey Gift

I became a great aunt last week. I love to tease my nephews that I’ve tried to be a good aunt – but now I’ve been promoted and am great. It’s a delight. She arrived right on time in a nice clean and warm environment. Her arrival was marked by good health for mom and…
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