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Category Archives: The Bible

Apple on Tree in Orchard

Here I Am – This Is Me

So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them. God said, “See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall

Adult boy in building

Out on a Limb

“What do you think? If a man has one hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine, go to the mountains, and seek that which has gone astray?” — Matthew 18:12 The parable of the Good Shepherd and his care

Woman sitting alone in rustic church

The Angel Within

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations. — Jeremiah 1:5 For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s

Library interior

The Law and How To Love It

I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. –Jeremiah 31:33 LAW. It’s amazing how three little letters strung together can cause such consternation, and perhaps utter

Boy holding Pride flag

Joseph Comes Out

The life of Joseph has a lot of drama. Joseph’s life reminds me of a suspense-filled, gay soap opera. Joseph is from a rather dysfunctional family. In Joseph’s life, his favor and status in his family rises and plummets and rises again. During the height

People with their feet in a circle

All Are One

So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another. — Romans 12:5 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And

Hand reaching toward sunlight

Spirit of Wisdom

“Rather than use clever and persuasive speeches, I relied only on the power of the Holy Spirit. I did this so you would trust not in human wisdom but the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 2:4-5 I decided to take a lesson from Paul for