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Eddying Out – Choosing a Line

It has been a busy week of food, family, and friends.  In honor of this being my 160th post, and the fact that my Monday is looking kind of busy I decided this would be a good time to “eddy … Continue reading

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Spreading Ungodliness

Among the prophets of Samaria I saw this repulsive thing: They prophesied by Baal and led my people Israel astray.   And among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen something horrible: They commit adultery and live a lie. They strengthen … Continue reading

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Choosing the King’s Highway

Please let us pass through your country. We will not go through any field or vineyard, or drink water from any well. We will travel along the King’s Highway and not turn to the right or to the left until … Continue reading

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Peace Like a River

This is what the Lord says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.   If only you had … Continue reading

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Fault Scarps

You have rejected us, God, and burst upon us; you have been angry—now restore us! You have shaken the land and torn it open; mend its fractures, for it is quaking. You have shown your people desperate times; you have … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – Snowfall

I underestimated the amount of work that would pile up like snow while I was away in Africa so I am taking a day to “eddy out” and attempt to catch up a little.  I feel a bit like I … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail #8 – Chicken Chute

I needed a break after finishing 1 & 2 Chronicles. Working my way through these two books felt at times like a combination of television re-runs and a phone book. There were a few hidden wells, but I have to … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail #8 – Chicken Chute

I needed a break after finishing 1 & 2 Chronicles.  Working my way through these two books felt at times like a combination of television re-runs and a phone book.  There were a few hidden wells, but I have to admit I … Continue reading

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Tears for Treachery

Elisha went to Damascus, and Ben-Hadad king of Aram was ill. When the king was told, “The man of God has come all the way up here,” he said to Hazael, “Take a gift with you and go to meet … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – Rapids!

This week marks the beginning of classes where I teach and I am taking on some extra teaching duties for a colleague.  The last couple of days have felt very much like a class IV rapids and I am hanging … Continue reading

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