Tag Archives: Fruitfulness

A Word about Fruitfulness

The age in which we live is obsessed with data. Statisticians have created elegant formulae to analyze everything from the economy to sports. So it is only natural for believers to carry that same thinking into the church. Are there … Continue reading

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A Word about Fruitfulness

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the title character stumbles upon a fascinating object, the Mirror of Erised. Professor Dumbledore informs him that it tells neither the present, nor the future, nor the past. Instead it reveals “the deepest, … Continue reading

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The Everlasting Light

This passage predicts a world that quite obviously has not yet come. But it hasn’t been for a lack of trying. Even though none of us has experienced life like this, and even if you’ve never read this chapter before, … Continue reading

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The King and the New Israel

In today’s text Isaiah presents a second song of the vineyard. Both of them—the one in chapter 5 and the one here in chapter 27—emphasize God’s work of cultivating and protecting his people, but there is one significant difference that … Continue reading

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