Monthly Archives: February 2013

Refuge

Re:Verse reading–Psalm 2, Psalm 110 (day four) From the beginning of time, man has rebelled against God.  All through history, kings and rulers have sought to eliminate God and His authority over them.  God, the Sovereign ruler, simply laughs at … Continue reading

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Authority

Re:Verse reading–Psalm 2, Psalm 110 (day three) “The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.”  Someone has said, “The man who poses the greater menace to others is not the one whose god differs from yours, but … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Re:Verse reading–Psalm 2, Psalm 110 (day two) Everybody wants to be happy, and we all choose a path to that happiness. Our culture trumpets that the path to happiness is through freely expressing and pursuing my desires. Any restriction of … Continue reading

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Two Lords

Re:Verse reading–Psalm 2, Psalm 110 (day one) “The Lord says to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.’ ” (110: 1)  Psalm 110 is quoted more often in the New … Continue reading

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Think of the women

RE Verse reading–Mark 15:40-47, 16:1-8 (day seven)  ” Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him.”  (16:1)  For a moment please think of the women who have figured significantly … Continue reading

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The adventure continues

RE Verse reading–Mark15:40-47, 16:1-8 (day six)  “And there were many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem”  (15:41)  I wonder whether they expected life to change permanently when they decided to go with Him.  They must have … Continue reading

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That’s Not Fair

RE Verse reading–Mark 15:40-16:8 (day five) It’s a phrase that gets thrown around frequently these days. It’s an attitude of entitlement, selfishness, and comparison. It’s a word I often refuse to let slide when I hear it, often responding, “Fair … Continue reading

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With

RE Verse reading–Mark 15:40-16:8 (day four) “In Galilee these women had followed him and cared for his needs.”  The spirit within a man fears isolation.  Part of what it means to be fully human is to live and move in … Continue reading

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You can’t go over it

RE Verse reading–Mark 15:40-47, Mark 16: 1-8 (Day three) “You can’t go over it. You can’t go under it. You’ve got to go through it.” So goes the kids book about a bear hunt. What’s true of bear hunts is … Continue reading

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Amazed

RE Verse reading–Mark 15:40-47, Mark 16: 1-8 (day two) 16:5 – “they were amazed”…that is probably an understatement!  The Greek word used here is an intensified form of ‘terror or rendered immovable.’  These women could not comprehend what they were … Continue reading

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