Category Archives: Faith

Daily Bible: Leviticus 9-10

Sorry it’s been several days since my last post. It’s just been a super busy couple of days. Lev. 9:4, …and an ox and a ram for peace offerings, to sacrifice before ADONAI; also a grain offering mixed with olive … Continue reading

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Daily Bible: Leviticus 5-6

Lev. 5:11, But if his means are insufficient even for two doves or two young pigeons, then he is to bring as his offering for the sin he committed two quarts of fine flour for a sin offering…(CJB) By now … Continue reading

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Daily Bible: Leviticus 1-2

I’ve decided to start this year by reading the book of Leviticus. For the past couple of years I’ve referred to Leviticus as “the daily Bible reading killer” and it’s mostly true: many a New Year’s resolution has been foiled … Continue reading

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Newness of Life

We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. My friend’s father, a longtime … Continue reading

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The Limitations of Our Resolve

I simply love this time of year. Sure, Charlie Brown was right; the commercialization of the holidays can be disheartening — and probably even dangerous to our souls. But the holiday season also prompts many to reflect, ever so briefly, … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2017

Each year, I set myself a goal to read 52 books — one per week over the course of a year. I usually fall short of the goal; the last time I hit the mark was 2011. But it’s still … Continue reading

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Father’s Pure Joy

I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. – Isaiah 61.10 I come from a faith tradition with a high view of baptism. As a child, the richness and beauty of baptism was both explained to … Continue reading

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