Tag Archives: Idolatry

The Suffering Servant Stricken

As we celebrate the Lord’s Table, we continue our reflection on the Fourth Servant Song, better known as Isaiah 53. Today we begin looking at the third stanza of the song (vv. 4–6), which draws a sharp contrast between two … Continue reading

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The Antithesis

A number of years ago a teenage boy was awakened to realities larger than himself, realities like life and death, sin and judgment, heaven and hell. “While under concern of soul,” he later wrote, “I resolved that I would attend … Continue reading

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Unrelenting Grace for Idolaters

It’s not what you have that matters, but what you do with it. So goes the old maxim, and it is true enough so far as it goes. Indeed all of us, whether knowingly or not, heed that proverb every … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (10/24/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 43.22–44.23 22 “Yet you have not called on me, Jacob,     you have not wearied yourselves for me, Israel. 23 You have not brought me sheep for burnt offerings,     nor honored me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with grain offerings … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant Unrecognized

“Look at that face!” With those four words, the leading Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, landed himself in a world of trouble—and gave the target of his attack, Carly Florina, a chance to strike back. Whoever your preferred presidential candidate … Continue reading

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