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Spirit, not Syrup

Our God is a Personality. The God of the Bible, Jehovah, Yahweh, Adonai, has personality, likes and dislikes, plans and power, feelings and serenity. He sings (Zeph 3:17), He laughs (Ps 2:4), He likes surprises (Matt 24:36), He gets mad (Deut 6:15), and so on. What kind of face do you imagine when you think […]

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A Mother’s Greatness

This thrilling vision of the spiritual power of mothers came through a homeschoolers’ email network. Sharon’s and my spirits rose up in joy as we read this woman’s mighty statement of who she is and of the greatness of every woman. I made copies to share with A Woman’s Resource Center here in Louisville, hoping […]

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Men and the Beat of Their Drums

Turkish armies steamrolled eastern Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries, led by large troops beating drums and trumpeting loudly their foregone victory. African drums call up the gods (demons) of their tribes, whipping celebrants into religious, sexual ecstasy. Western Christianity has shied away from the power of drumming, until now. (Some churches still debate the acceptability of guitars in worship! Once we let in the guitars, can drums be far behind?)

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WOW, God’s search engine

I am overwhelmed at God’s attention to detail. Putting Jewish symbolism for the Hebrew alphabet together with revelation of how the Son of God became a man to bear sin, take the nails and crush the head of the Serpent, what do we have? The heavenly Father prepared the way for His Son and Jesus could explain how “Moses and all the prophets spoke of Him.” Let us worship Him. Let us trust Him in our details.

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Beautiful Warrior: A Meditation on Psalm 45

The Psalmist is swept up by the beauty of the King, who is a warrior, who is a judge, who is a bridegroom. This reveals some of the glories of the Lord Jesus Christ.