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God’s Advent Calendar

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The December days of my childhood were marked by numbered doors on an Advent calendar.  Each day was one day closer to Christmas – so exciting! December is a long month for a child, (and way too short for an adult.)  Our Advent preparations consume about … Continue reading

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The Redemptive Story: A Guide to Reading the Bible (Part 2)

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In my last post I compared the birth and growth of the nation of Israel to the development of a child.  Israel was born, grew into power and influence, became corrupted, and was conquered by rival nations.  Sadly, by the end of the Old Testament history, the … Continue reading

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Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, and a Mid-life Crisis: A Guide to Reading the Bible

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Do you ever struggle to understand  individual books, chapters or verses of the Bible? Most of us do.  The sixty-six books of the Bible were written over roughly 1500 years by many different authors in three ancient languages, and the books … Continue reading

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What Endures?

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There is no more fascinating place to visit, in my opinion, than Israel.  During a trip to Israel in 2008, my husband and I got up every morning to explore yet another moment in history and to imagine what it must have been … Continue reading

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