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A Psalm of Lament

Psalm 79 is a communal lament. The writer of Psalm 79, as in other psalms of lament, complains to God.How long, O LORD? Will you be angry forever? Will your jealousy burn like fire? (Psalm 79:5)  Does God allow us … Continue reading

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Why Won’t You Come to the Party?

When one of those who reclined at table with him heard these things, he said to him, “Blessed is everyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!” But he said to him, “A man once gave a great … Continue reading

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Nanny McPhee and the Road to Emmaus

No, it’s not a new sequel film, but a strange coincidence. What happened on the Emmaus road is explained very neatly by Nanny McPhee. That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles … Continue reading

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When the Bible Disagrees

As Christians we should be reading our Bibles, yes? Our theology should be based on what the Bible says. We have either worked out what we believe from what we read, or listened carefully to sermons and Bible studies and … Continue reading

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I Am Yours and You Are Mine

When lovers say this to each other, it’s a relationship of equals. A human being on either side, committing themselves to each other. Making promises, and finding comfort in each other’s commitment.  When we say it to God in some … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say I Am?

Easter was only a few weeks ago, but the Easter story is one of the most important things we will ever hear. One of the stories around Easter is the road to Emmaus, found in Luke 24:13-35. That very day … Continue reading

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Passover and Easter

Passover The Israelites were in slavery in Egypt and cried out to God for rescue. God called Moses to speak to Pharaoh, but despite demonstrations of God’s power in miracles and plagues, Pharaoh would not let them go. So God … Continue reading

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