Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why Seth?

When I read the Bible, I often encounter passages that I do not understand. As I study, I ask “why?” in the same way as if I’m reading a technical paper on some topic in mechanical engineering. It’s my way … Continue reading

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A call to action

In Luke 1, an angel announces the birth of John the Baptist to his father, Zechariah. The angel describes John’s work: And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God, and he will go … Continue reading

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The absurdity of the impossible

Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check. — M.C. Escher

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What we can learn from Moses, Part 1

The life of Moses and the events in which God used him serve as a roadmap for our lives or, rather, to be more modern and relevant, the events serve as a GPS that directs our path toward God. [There’s … Continue reading

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Nobility

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” — Ernest Hemingway

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At My right or left

I admire James and John, the sons of Zebedee, a.k.a. the sons of thunder. I love their exchange with Jesus from Mark’s gospel, chapter 10. Starting in verse 35: Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they … Continue reading

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Static vs. dynamic

Pastor Steven Furtick of Elevation Church started a new sermon series, Moodswingers. The first installment was titled “The Great Emoti Con”. He discussed the importance of: guarding your heart (Proverbs 4:23) owning your emotions changing your concentration. He discussed the … Continue reading

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