Category Archives: bible study

Hang-Ups vs God’s Word

Hang-Ups – Default templates guiding my day-to-day decisions, big and small. Do my templates align with God’s Word? Do they limit me and my living out God’s purpose for placing me in this spot in this time? Do my templates … Continue reading

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Read it and Weep or Jump for Joy?

I know that my faith is not proven by emotions or feelings. And yet, as I read Isaiah 53 translated by Eugene Peterson, I wept. “Why?” I asked myself, “Why am I weeping?” (The NIV translation didn’t grab me as … Continue reading

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Grow-Your-Own Proverbs

Here’s a sampling of my Life Group’s home-grown proverbs. Below those, is the prompt you can use if you’d like to write some of your own.   He who talks but never listens will soon be talking to himself.   … Continue reading

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Too Old to Cry

At age twelve, Zekie was too old to be seen holding his mother’s hand. He wrenched his palm from her grip and ran ahead to listen to Jesus again. Zekie’s mother wagged her finger. “Stay with me!” He knew he … Continue reading

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What Will You Leave Behind?

Stages in Israel’s (Your) Journey       Numbers 33: 1- 55 1Here are the stages in the journey of the Israelites when they came out of Egypt by divisions under the leadership of Moses and Aaron. 2At the Lord’s command Moses recorded the stages … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

In 2 Peter 1:5-7 Peter put faith first and then listed the other qualities. Every writer thinks strategically about word placement. There’s a reason Peter started with faith. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; … Continue reading

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The Last Resort

Who was Jesus to me? He was a storybook character like Santa Claus and Prince Charming. I went to Sunday school and endured goofy flannel-board stories narrated by ladies that seemed very old. At age 12, I quit going to Sunday school … Continue reading

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