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Bible reading progress

I got a bit distracted in March but I have been reading and making notes, so let’s get back to the Bible. Hebrews 2 has that phrase “it says somewhere”. Of course, Psalm 8 hadn’t been numbered as a chapter … Continue reading

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They will know us by our love – Bible reading

It’s been awhile since I posted about my Bible reading. Let’s do a little catch-up. Is 24-25 says destruction and desolation can be a good thing when it drives people to worship God. Too bad we are so hard-headed and … Continue reading

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More musings on Bible reading

About that transfiguration – a resemblance to Mt Sinai there with the encounter with God and then coming down to find less than holiness and worship going on at the bottom. Mark 10 – the Pharisees focus on the letter … Continue reading

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Isaiah 14 and Ozymandias

Isaiah 14 reminded me of the poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley called Ozymandias. Mighty is capitalized, but the original shows most proper nouns are capitalized, so not indicating that this is directed at God. But it could be based on … Continue reading

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Notes on this week’s Bible reading

I am using the Church at the Cross Reading plan (see link to right) and have caught up with the December Advent readings. It’s been interesting to be in Isaiah and Mark, and I’ve come up with some thoughts and … Continue reading

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Meditations on James 4:1-10

I’m reading a new book on God’s battle plan for the mind about meditation on His Word. So far it does a good job of explaining what is wrong with far eastern meditation and what is different and right about … Continue reading

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Job – patron saint of suffering

Retribution Principle (RP) – the wicked suffer and the righteous prosper. Do you believe this is how the universe works? Maybe at least a little? Of course, we all know plenty of wicked who seem to prosper and plenty of … Continue reading

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God’s Promises

A First5 entry had me look up these verses and then summarize what they said. I thought the progression was really interesting.  Let’s work through them again in this post. First verse is: Deut 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do … Continue reading

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It’s that time

The new year is approaching. A time to set new resolutions and set up Bible reading plans. I also lurk on LibraryThing where people are setting up all their reading plans for 2015, with great expectations of being distracted and … Continue reading

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Bible reading plans

Well, it seems my Valentines Day post will be about The Word – something I do love. but his delight is in the law of the Lord and on his law he meditates day and night. (Psalm 1:2 I am … Continue reading

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