Category Archives: God

Best Books of 2018

Each year, I set a goal to read 52 books — one book per week for the entire year. I usually fall short of the goal — I think 2011 was the last year I hit the mark. For point … Continue reading

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Suffering and Faith, Part 4

Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me. — Psalm 23 It is a path everyone must walk, the valley David refers to as “the shadow … Continue reading

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Suffering and Faith, Part 3

The truth about suffering: Because God is the God of all comfort, we know He cares completely.  To whom or to what do you turn when you need comfort? One of the hallmarks of our time is an impulse to … Continue reading

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Suffering and Faith: Part 1

I can summarize this post in nine words. So, if you’re in a hurry, here goes: Suffering is universally painful but God is eternally faithful. Everyone suffers. Some more than others. And suffering usually knocks us off our feet, drives … Continue reading

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Faith Under Fire: Faithful Witness

“John saw many strange monsters in his vision, but he never saw a monster half as crazy as one of his commentators.” — G. K. Chesterton Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting about a series I’m preaching from the … Continue reading

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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 7-8

Lev. 7:2, They are to slaughter the guilt offering in the place where they slaughter the burnt offering, and its blood is to be splashed against all sides of the altar. (CJB) Leviticus is just plain bloody. The blood of … Continue reading

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