10 Dec

December 10th, 2013

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The God who intersects the story Icon: Scripture: Exodus 6-12 There is a verse of instruction that says: ‘…but in your hearts honor Christ the LORD as holy; always being […]

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09 Dec

December 9th, 2013

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The communities of Moses Icon: Scripture: Exodus 2 Moses, wasn’t an orphan, he was born into a Hebrew family who were part of an oppressed but thriving community in Egypt.  […]

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08 Dec

December 8th, 2013

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Joseph from the middle Icon: Scripture: Genesis 40 I’ve had a difficult time with the reflection on Joseph meant for today’s post.  I’m feeling like his brothers, irritated with his good […]

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07 Dec

December 7th, 2013

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Jacob Wrestles Icon: Scripture: Genesis 32 The story of Jacob spans ten chapters of Genesis, 25-35.  I could write about many different parts of Jacob’s journey, but none capture my […]

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06 Dec

December 6th, 2013

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Isaac – Abraham’s Sacrifice Icon: Scripture: Gen 22:1-19 May I begin with a confession?  I don’t like this story of the Sacrifice of Isaac.  As a parent of two children […]

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05 Dec

December 5th, 2013

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Hagar, Seen and Heard Icon: Scripture: Genesis 16 & 21 I’ve never found the story of Hagar and Ishmael included in a standard rotation of stories leading up to the […]

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04 Dec

December 4th, 2013

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Dec 4 – Abraham and Sarah caught laughing Icon: Scripture: Genesis 15 & 18 Proverbs 13:12 says. “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree […]

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03 Dec

December 3rd, 2013

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Noah’s 600 year old habit Icon: Scripture: Genesis 6 In the 600th year of Noah’s life a strange thing happened.  It rained for 40 days and 40 nights so that […]

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02 Dec

December 2nd, 2013

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Clothed in Animal Skins Icon: Scripture Passage: Genesis 3 The third chapter of Genesis is a difficult chapter. From the very first line there is foreboding: “Now the serpent was […]

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01 Dec

December 1st, 2013

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Creation Icon: Scripture: Genesis 1 & 2; Psalm 139 It rains so often here on the West Coast of Canada in winter that when the sun breaks through it is […]

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