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Category Archives: Deuteronomy 6 (The Shema)
And you Of tender years Can’t know the fears That your elders grew by And so please help Them with your youth They seek the truth Before they can die “Teach Your Children Well” — Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young … Continue reading
Reading scripture is one of the most important disciplines of the Christian life. Robert Mulholland, Jr. has written extensively about two different approaches to reading scripture. The first is reading is “informational”; that is, we read scripture to learn more … Continue reading
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. — Matthew 5.9 We often define peace as an absence of violence. This is not a terrible way to define peace, just an incomplete one. The Hebrews used … Continue reading
Over the past few years, this passage of Scripture has become more and more meaningful to me. In Jesus’ day, the Jewish rabbis would spend a lot of time discussing and prioritizing the laws in order of importance. So the … Continue reading
With my first post of 2008, I laid out my New Year’s resolution: to do only those things that were compelled by the love of Christ. With 2 Corinthians 5 as my motivation, my goal for the year was to … Continue reading
In The Jesus Creed, Scot McKnight challenges his readers to pray / recite the Jesus Creed every morning and every evening for 30 days. The Jesus Creed comes from Mark 12:28-31 where Jesus is asked which commandment is the most … Continue reading
I realized something today. I’ve turned into a pretty good idolater. Out of a deep desire to love the LORD God with my mind, I’ve spent a good part of the last few years with my nose in a book. … Continue reading
Probably the greatest impact this resolution has had on me after the first month is the way Scripture has been my fuel. Obviously, the impetus for this little project came from 2 Corinthians 5. But as the reality of Christ’s … Continue reading