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Watershed Wanderings #1 – Genesis

Welcome to my first “Watershed Wandering“. I am beginning with….well the beginning.  My very first blog was posted on June 22, 2014 and it took me until July 22, 2014 to complete the book of Genesis.  After reading over all … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail#18 – Watery Writings

As part of the processing of my float through the bible I have been ruminating on why some books of the bible have more water imagery. So I decided to write this Rabbit Trail about it. By my reckoning the … Continue reading

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Eddying Out after the Journey

Well I have finished with my journey and compilations of all the water-related bible verses I could find (694 by my count). The comprehensive list of all the verses and posts can be found on the Posts by Books of … Continue reading

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Water Without Cost

Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of … Continue reading

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Only the Unshakable Remains

Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and there was no place for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before … Continue reading

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Lake of Burning Sulfur

Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years. When the … Continue reading

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Great and Small

Then a voice came from the throne, saying: “Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, both great and small!” Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like … Continue reading

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Spiritual Submersion

Then a mighty angel picked up a boulder the size of a large millstone and threw it into the sea, and said: “With such violence the great city of Babylon will be thrown down, never to be found again. The … Continue reading

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Mourning or Rejoicing

“They will say, ‘The fruit you longed for is gone from you. All your luxury and splendor have vanished, never to be recovered.’ The merchants who sold these things and gained their wealth from her will stand far off, terrified … Continue reading

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Infighting and Empty Souls

“This calls for a mind with wisdom. The seven heads are seven hills on which the woman sits. They are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he … Continue reading

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