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On Tea Bags and Hot Water

Somebody once said that people are like tea bags – you don’t really see what is in them until you put them in hot water. I’ve founds this to be true in my own life on several occasions, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Obadiah the Obscure – a Tribute

Elijah and Ahab – a prophet and a king. 1 Kings spends relatively many chapters discussing them, their actions, and their intriguing relationship. In the middle of all the drama and excitement that fills those chapters, there is an obscure … Continue reading

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Stinkin’ Thinkin’

Fear is a powerful force in a person’s life. The more I get into the history of Israel, the more I realize a person’s way of thinking will ultimately make or break them. Saul is a case in point – his … Continue reading

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A Study In Contrasts: Saul and David

The Bible contains a lot of contrasts in terms of the types of people it portrays. Few intrigue me more, however, than the contrast between Saul and David. One was a man whose fear defined his life and destiny, the … Continue reading

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Judges – The Next Generation

The book of Judges reminds me a lot of a yo-yo – up and down and up and down. Once again, I catch myself wondering ‘how on earth…’! Why oh why are the people of Israel so stiff-necked and are … Continue reading

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