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ADVENT: Wounds

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If you abide in my words, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. A story from my 7th grade years.  I still remember the day I went over to the house to play basketball.  The invite seemed suspicious but I went anyway because more...

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When God Shows Up

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I recently met a couple of guys for breakfast at one of my favorite morning food places. We met and a casual easy conversation arose about the current hobbies we share between the three of us. We talked about the food we were to order and sipped our coffee. The food came and was as greasy and...

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Tags: gospel, grace, prayer, worship

Genesis 1 Proclaims the Gospel

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The radical nature of Genesis 1 can be seen most clearly by comparison to other ancient cosmologies (stories of how the world came to be). In these myths, the gods were fickle and capricious, and through elaborate cultic practices, including blood offerings and temple prostitution, ancient...

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Tags: genesis, creation, blessing, gods, cosmologies

Genesis 1 Recap

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The whole Bible, from beginning to end, speaks of the goodness, greatness, and glory of God, and lifts our eyes from our little kingdoms to see the glorious way in which the creator has made this world as his temple, that we might know him and be known by him, and offer every moment of our lives...

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Tags: genesis, creation, story