Category Archives: Scripture

Enough with Job 22:28

Ok, so this post may lose me a few readers.  Can we all give the proof texting of Job 22:28 a rest?  It’s a classic example of sloppy thinking among present day Christians.  And I have to say, sadly, that … Continue reading

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Psalm 61 (The Message)

 God, listen to me shout,   bend an ear to my prayer. When I’m far from anywhere,   down to my last gasp, I call out, “Guide me   up High Rock Mountain!” You’ve always given me breathing room,   … Continue reading

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So what is “Lectio Divina”?

The prayerful reading of scripture has been encouraged ever since the Lord told Joshua to meditate on the Book of the Law day and night so that he would be prosperous and successful. (Joshua 1:8) Here’s an explanation that comes from the … Continue reading

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Jesus doesn’t need a lot, just all we have … F. Frangipane

The Lord has proven many times that, as Christians, we do not need to stockpile resources before we attempt the “impossible.” As long as we remain “blessed and broken” in the hands of the Master, our few loaves and fish … Continue reading

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Common Sense is not so Common

Time for a Rant:  Some humour required. It was Voltaire who proclaimed, “Common Sense is not so common.”  I happen to believe that God gave most of us common sense, and that it is a gift quite often wasted.  Partly … Continue reading

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Wanted: Leaders who can interpret the Bible properly

“Accurately dividing the word of truth” was a required skill for Timothy as a leader in the first-century Church.  Paul was concerned that a good workman in the Lord’s kingdom needed to know how to read the scriptures and interpret … Continue reading

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