Providence – used to be a word that everyone knew and was familiar with. It was referred to in writings from only a couple of generations ago (a “generation” is roughly every 30-years). Providence is no longer in our vocabulary.   Definition of Providence: God, being omniscient, directs his universe and the affairs...

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Sep 05, 13 Is God a Hen?

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Luke 13:34 (ESV) O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it!  How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!   Matthew 23:37 (ESV) “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent...

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Apr 09, 11 Child of God?

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Prior to becoming a Christian, I had eventually come to a realization that some Christians were respectable people, who lived their faith well.  One of those who I had a respect for was Henrietta Mears, an extraordinary Bible teacher in the twentieth century.  But when I came upon her comment in reference to mankind: “Remember,...

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Aug 26, 10 God’s Holiness

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Appreciating my current read which is “Loving God” by Charles Colson and in his chapter: Be Holy Because I am Holy, he states, “…holiness… is the foundational covenant, a central theme running throughout Scripture (Bible).” That’s a good insight.  And because the author is already making a comparison between the...

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Aug 26, 10 God’s “Forsakening”

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I am still amazed when I read Psalm 22, as it predicted and described what the Messiah was going to go through.  Jesus quotes the opening line from Psalm 22 while he is on the cross: “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” and those Jews standing by, so familiar with the Psalms and hearing him, would have recognized...

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