Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Moabite response…

We have heard of the pride of Moab— He is very proud— Of his haughtiness and his pride and his wrath; But his lies shall not be so. Therefore Moab shall wail for Moab; Everyone shall wail. For the foundations … Continue reading

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Life is too good…

June 27, 2011 As I contemplate our circumstances this afternoon I am struck by just how blessed I am… My ‘study’ is one end of a leather love seat in my living room I study and work in the midst of … Continue reading

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All about me? No…and yes…

John Calvin on Isaiah 13:1: God takes a peculiar care of his own people, and gives his chief attention to them. Whenever therefore we read these predictions, let us learn to apply them to our use. The Lord does not … Continue reading

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Congregational Prayer: June 26, 2011…

Our Father and our God, we give You thanks for the goodness you have showered upon us. Day by day and minute by minute we know that our very lives are sustained by Your Providence. All events and history are … Continue reading

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A slap upside the head…

There are times, when you powerlessly watch events unfold round about you, that you need one of your home-boys, like John Calvin, to slap you upside the head: Calvin on Isaiah 13 & 14, the Burden against Babylon: There is nothing … Continue reading

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How disloyal is that???

In our church we use readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. It is a resource that enables churches to be ‘on the same page’ Lord’s Day by Lord’s Day. I generally know, for example, what my friend in Houston is … Continue reading

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Not without obligation [3]

This won’t make much sense if you haven’t read this and this. Our individual salvation, redemption from the ‘Egypt’ of sin and death that Jesus wrought for us, is so marvelous. To think that God, offended beyond measure by our … Continue reading

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