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The one who is in control (Isaiah 14)

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this many times before, but it’s good to remember this in a world that often seems like it’s going crazy: God is in control. In declaring judgment on Babylon and Assyria, he said, As I have … Continue reading

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Luke 2:1-7 — The One who is truly in control

When Luke gave his account of the birth of Jesus, he gave us some historical context.  It happened during the time of Caesar Augustus, who was the emperor of the Roman Empire. Augustus had taken compete control over the Roman … Continue reading

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Proverbs 21:1, 30-31 — Remembering who’s in control

When we look at this world, it’s easy to wonder if God is still in control. In verse 1, Solomon writes, The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.  … Continue reading

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