Category Archives: Devotion

Why Church Should Be Full of Sinners

Originally posted on Rethink:
Most of my Christian life I’ve had a love hate relationship with the church. Easy to love when Jesus slipped the engagement ring on my finger and I believed the church, his body on earth, would…

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The Best is Yet to Come

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 25:10-22 [2] Dwelling among the church was God’s first order of business after the terms of the covenant of law were accepted. He gave Moses specific instruction … Continue reading

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Something to Ponder

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 24:14-18; 25:1-9 [2] Moses knew he would be on the mountain for an extended period of time. He made preparations for Aaron and Hur to handle disputes in … Continue reading

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Every Word Established

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 24:12 [2] After Moses and the leaders of the church ate dinner with God, he tells Moses to “come up on the mountain and stay here.”[3] That … Continue reading

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Powerless

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 24:1-11 [2] Plowing through the Old Testament is difficult. God is distant, frightening, and death awaits those who approach without an invitation. Only Moses is permitted to … Continue reading

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Self Preservation

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus  20:16; 23:1-3[2] I was sure the KJV said “Thou shalt not lie.” It doesn’t. Apparently, that is a summary to fit the dimensions of Christian gifts on … Continue reading

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Protecting Victims

Follow Me: Law[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus 20:15; 22:1-4[2] God had more to say about stealing than “You shall not steal.” The consequences he imposed compensated the inconvenience to the victim. The judgments deal … Continue reading

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