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Archive for November, 2019

Identity Theft

Nearly 60 million Americans were affected by identity theft in 2018. That’s about eighteen percent of all Americans. What would that number be if we measured the percentage of Christians that suffered from spiritual identity theft? My guess is that the number would be significantly higher. In John 10:10, we’re told that “the thief comes […]

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November 21, 2019

Last night, we talked about how the writer of Joshua (who is ultimate writing God’s inspired Word) crafts the book in such a way that the reader understands that Joshua is the new Moses. God uses Joshua to part the waters of the River Jordan, just like God had used Moses to part the waters […]

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I Touched a Miracle

I already knew the story. I had followed it closely and prayed along with them as it was unfolding a year ago. But hearing Tom and Debbie Wood testify to the church body of God’s miraculous deliverance from Debbie’s deadly sarcoma cancer pumped life into my soul. It truly is one of the greatest miracles […]

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November 14, 2019

After spending a couple of weeks in the book of Exodus, we moved on to do a broad overview of the book of Leviticus. As you probably know, Leviticus is arguably one of the most difficult books in the New Testament to read as it doesn’t make much sense to us in our current context. […]

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When Daylight Comes

“You’re burning a hole in the daylight!” barked the voice on the phone. There was no greeting or introduction, but we didn’t need one. Our neighbor’s voice was unmistakable, and after 100 years of life it was understandable that she might lack a few social graces. After all, she had lived through both World Wars […]

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November 7, 2019

Last night we spent another night in the book of Exodus. We had looked at God’s rescue of Israel from the land of Egypt the week prior, so this week we spent some time focusing on the Mosaic Law. We tried to answer the questions: Why does God create the 10 commandments? And, Why is […]

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A Time to Weep

The fog is heavy this morning, soaking everything. Even the spider webs sag under the weight of heavy droplets, threatening to snap. I usually enjoy the damp stillness of such mornings, but today it feels like sorrow. I got a call last night that Denise Marshall died unexpectedly. I was stunned, and it took me […]

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