Piety and Paganism

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “The people got up early the next morning to sacrifice burnt offerings and peace offerings. After this, they celebrated with feasting and drinking, and they indulged in pagan revelry.” Exodus 32:6 NLT As I once again was reading this account, the stark contrast in this verse that is easy to gloss(…)

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Power Versus Respect

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  (Now the Lord had caused the Egyptians to look favorably on the people of Israel. And Moses was considered a very great man in the land of Egypt, respected by Pharaoh’s officials and the Egyptian people alike.)  Exodus 11:3 NLT This parenthetical sentence in the Exodus story would be easy to overlook.(…)

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The God on Our Side

For the past couple of weeks, I have been involved in some outpatient therapy back at Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital. Randy, the PT, I am working with is very knowledgeable and helpful to let me know that needs to take place for me to see progress with my walking. My challenge is remembering what to do(…)

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Understanding Why

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people.” Genesis 50:20 NLT Perspective. It is what helps us to understand the events of life when all the “dust” settles. Thirteen of the 50 chapters(…)

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Judah’s Leadership

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…  “Judah said to his brothers, “What will we gain by killing our brother? We’d have to cover up the crime. Instead of hurting him, let’s sell him to those Ishmaelite traders. After all, he is our brother—our own flesh and blood!” And his brothers agreed.” Genesis 37:26,27 NLT When Reuben slept with(…)

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Brothers in Conflict

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Here comes the dreamer!” they said. “Come on, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns. We can tell our father, ‘A wild animal has eaten him.’ Then we’ll see what becomes of his dreams!” Genesis 37:19,20 NLT Family dynamics are more complicated than those found in politics, business or(…)

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