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REFLECTIONS ON SUFFERING

There must be a reason for all the suffering in the world, and I reasoned that the reason is hidden in Job. Something caught my eye in Job Chapter 1 that made me pause and wonder. Satan put on his … Continue reading

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Egypt Will Know

Follow Me: Deliverance[1] Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Exodus Chapters 6-7[2] It appears God’s plan to rescue his people failed. Pharaoh turned down the request to let the Hebrews leave town to worship their God. Then … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Light and Easy

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Genesis 26:2-5, 24[1] God saved Isaac, the man willing to die for his faith, when Abraham obeyed God’s command to sacrifice his “only son”. Isaac was not Abraham’s “only son”. Hagar … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Looking for a City

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Genesis 12[1] Sixty years ( an hour and a half as God perceives time) after God addressed Job’s complaints about unjust suffering, he appeared to Abram with a remarkable offer.[2] God … Continue reading

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Follow me: A Good Idea

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Genesis 6[1] Grief had broken God’s heart when he announced “I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created – and with them the animals, … Continue reading

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An Education in Social Justice Part 2

In my last post, I mentioned an encounter with two very different faces of Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). Those faces were the elder and the younger. Thursday morning I walked through Stage II chatting with the exhibitors. I stopped … Continue reading

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CH 12 Peter’s Got the Key

And God said to Abraham: As for you you shall keep My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations. This is My covenant which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you: Every … Continue reading

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CH 10 God Almighty

… Abram named his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael. Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to Abram. When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am Almighty God; walk … Continue reading

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CH 09 Louder Than Words

Most would agree with the familiar saying, “Actions speak louder than words.” If you really want to know the truth about someone, you need to consider what they DO, not just what they SAY! And I think we’d also agree … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: What is Faith?

The faith taught in my church was no more persuasive than the Theory of Evolution that I learned in school. Most of my church friends eventually abandoned the faith. The experience I had with God before I walked into a … Continue reading

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