Tag Archives: God’s presence

Our calling (Deuteronomy 10)

The calling of the Levites as described in verse 8 really strikes me. Moses said, At that time the Lord set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the Lord’s covenant, to stand before the Lord to … Continue reading

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Acts 23:11 — The God who stands near us

Sometimes, we tend to think of the apostles and other people in the Bible as superheroes.  That they always faced death courageously and without fear.  And certainly there were times they were like that.  (Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego certainly seemed … Continue reading

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Matthew 28:20 — The one who is always with us

We are rapidly coming to the end of the gospels.  It certainly took a lot longer than I expected.  I thought harmonizing the gospels would make things go a lot faster.  Maybe it has, but it’s still taken nearly 11 … Continue reading

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Psalm 22 — The God who understands suffering

Our pastor was continuing his message series on suffering yesterday, and he made an interesting point.  “Just because God doesn’t ‘cooperate’ with us, doesn’t mean he doesn’t exist.”  That is, just because God doesn’t answer our prayers the way we … Continue reading

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