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October 20, 2019, Luke 7:1-10 – Post 2

VI. I am a little later getting back to you than I intended, but let’s take a couple of moments now to continue our reflection on this passage, a few questions and see what speaks to us. VII. What do … Continue reading

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October 20, 2019, Luke 7:1-10

I. This week we turn our attention to a Roman army officer, a Centurion. A person of responsibility in the military forces that were occupying Israel. A man who could demand respect not only from those under his command but … Continue reading

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October 13, 2019, 1 Kings 17:7-16 – Post 3

IX. Before we leave our travels with Elijah, let’s take a few minutes to retrace his steps. First we find him in King Ahab’s court speaking to Ahab, The Lord’s word that a drought will come. Then it seems with … Continue reading

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October 13, 2019, 1 Kings 17:7-16 – Post 2

VI. Allow me briefly to add another thought for your reflection. Notice in our Scripture that the city Elijah travels to is “… Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon …” Sidon – Not a city of the Hebrews but a city … Continue reading

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October 13, 2019, 1 Kings 17:7-16

I. This week we travel with Elijah as he moves from the court of King Ahab, past first a creek bed flowing with water, then through a season of drought and dry creek beds and onto Zarephath, where some of … Continue reading

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October 6, 2019, Deuteronomy 4:1-14 – Post 2

VI. When we closed on Monday I asked for us to think about the different commands we “keep” and the different places these might arise from. If didn’t take me long on my drive to work to notice a lot … Continue reading

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September 29, 2019, Numbers 14:10b – 20 – Post 3

X. The past two weeks we have had before us one episode in the Hebrews’ journey from Egypt to Canaan, the mission to spy out the land and population of Canaan. Twelve are picked for the task/mission. Could we say … Continue reading

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September 29, 2019, Numbers 14:10b – 20 – Post 2

VII. “But Moses said to the Lord …. “ (Numbers 14:13-19) At 14:11 we read, “And the Lord said to Moses, “How long … “” Should we call this exchange a prayer, a conversation, a dialogue, two monologues? You might … Continue reading

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September 29, 2019, Numbers 14:10b – 20

I. Last week we read of the spies trip into Canaan, their return to the Hebrew encampment, and the problems and divisions, and threats of death which resulted from their reports. This week we read of God’s appearing to the … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019, Numbers 13; 14:1-10a – Post 3

IX. Before we move on to the activities of the weekend, let me put one more thought before you. I have often thought of approaching Scripture with different lens (or templates) that might help us draw out the meanings and … Continue reading

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