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Earth Splitting Joy

And all the people went up after him, playing on pipes, and rejoicing with great joy, so that the earth was split by their noise. (1 Kings 1:40, RSV) The “splitting of the earth” is an obvious hyperbole, so much so that … Continue reading

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Day 19 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

Our children will also serve him. Future generations will hear about the wonders of the Lord-Ps. 22.30 Promises sealed by 1 who was forsaken The day this picture was ‘snapped’ now seems to be an eternity ago. We are in … Continue reading

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Day 18 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

There is a human urge to make grace more complicated than it is. The pure Gospel rejects this urge every time. https://biblia.com/verseoftheday/lightbox/EN_Acts_15_10 … The demand of the Gospel is enough, according to Jesus: If you want to be a follower of … Continue reading

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Day 16 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

The expletive was not deleted: Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us. http://goo.gl/C9jbd0  Amazing! God stooped so far to scoop us up   The Law’s curse is death. Harsh, but true. Death … Continue reading

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Day 14 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

I want neither a blood’n’guts religion that would make Clint Eastwood, not Jesus, our hero, nor a speculative religion that would imprison the Gospel in the halls of academia, nor a noisy, feel-good religion that is a naked appeal to emotion. I long for passion, intelligence, and compassion in a Church without ostentation, gently beckoning to the world to come and enjoy the peace and unity we possess because of the Spirit in our midst.–Brennan Manning Continue reading

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Day 10 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

We had hoped that he was the Messiah come to rescue Israel. http://goo.gl/W63t9E  We miss God’s work completed bc we expect something less Two followers of Jesus took a walk and Jesus literally joined them. The time of their journey … Continue reading

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