“Why Me?” – Job Gets Tested

Job 1-5 Well, my reading plan juked and jinked and took me from Genesis right into Job. I was expecting to be floating down the Nile with baby Moses this week… but, instead, I am sitting beside Job’s three friends and listening intently to the exchange between them and their greatly suffering friend. My reading plan is […]

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Abram’s Traveling Road Show

Today’s Reading: Genesis 12,13 * God told Abram to leave Haran and go to Canaan… and Abram obeyed. * Abram told a selfish lie that caused misery and got him kicked out of Egypt. Two disparate actions by the same man. At one point he is obedient and God-centered. At another point, he is faithless […]

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Grab Bag Friday!!

My daily reading plan had no passages for today. Looks like we will jump back into Genesis tomorrow. The verse of the day was from James and I will offer a few simple thoughts on that later. What I thought I would do was put together a Smörgåsbord of silliness. Just some fun for Friday. Here are […]

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Babel On

Today’s Reading: Genesis 11,12 I don’t have a unique insight into the story of the Tower of Babel, so I will just offer some general thoughts. Today’s passage first takes us through the general genealogies of Noah’s three sons. There are some fun names in there. I propose we bring some of them back. What’s up, […]

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Noah Gets Lit and Ham Gets Fried

Today’s reading: Genesis 8,9 and Psalm 12.   The aftermath of the flood brings us a new covenant with God. He has promised to never destroy the Earth in this manner again. God blesses Noah and his three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth and tells them to be fruitful and multiply, which they set about doing […]

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Emulating Noah

I have begun waking up early and having a regular time of Bible reading every morning. That was the first step. Now that I have found it possible (and truly, rather easy) to soak in the Word before the sun rises, my next step will be better using that precious time to reflect and listen. […]

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