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Just Deserts

This is a text dealing with justice, and for that very reason it is a very difficult passage. When we’re children, justice seems fairly simple: just keep everything the same. My piece of pumpkin pie needs to be the same … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant Rejected

In his new book Jon Ronson argues “a great renaissance is sweeping our land,” and that great renaissance is the cultivation of a culture of shame. His book is called So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, and in it he contends … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (4/11/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 27 1 In that day, the Lord will punish with his sword—     his fierce, great and powerful sword— Leviathan the gliding serpent,     Leviathan the coiling serpent; he will slay the monster of the sea. 2 In that day— “Sing about a fruitful … Continue reading

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The King and His Intervention: The Oracle about Damascus, Cush, and the Nations

Where is God in the midst of my disappointments? Why hasn’t He allowed me to marry or have children? Why do my projects consistently fall short of my own expectations? Why did God put me in this job when I … Continue reading

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