Tag Archives: universe

True

Re:Verse reading–Romans 3:21-31 (day three) “We uphold the law.”  The law of God sums up, in terms human minds can understand, the way the universe actually works, physically and spiritually.   The universe still works in the same way, and the … Continue reading

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Dots

Re:Verse reading–Romans 1:18-32 (day three) “…being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” The mind is capable, Paul declares, of figuring out that the universe had a beginning, because physical existence is non-self-creating. Therefore, a … Continue reading

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Request

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 4:11-16; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13; Hebrews 13:17-18 (day three) “Pray for us.” There is nothing better that church leaders can ask of their congregations.  The request for prayer places leaders in the posture of humility and honesty before … Continue reading

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Ready

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 20:13-17; Leviticus 19:16-18; Zechariah 7:8-10; Matthew 5:13-16 (day three) “I am the Lord.”  If God is in fact the Lord, then you are not.  That’s more than an exercise in basic logic.  It’s a statement of your … Continue reading

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Found

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 39:32, 42-43; 40:1-2, 16-17, 32-38 (day three) “…in the sight of all the house of Israel”  God acted within view of all Israel.  Indeed, Paul tells us that in creating the material universe, God has acted in … Continue reading

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Smash

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 32:1-19, 30-33; 33:12-17; 34:1-7 (day three) “His anger burned…”  Moses saw the Israelites living the life they had learned over the last four centuries in Egypt: If your God is bigger than your own desires, your God … Continue reading

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Action

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 3:1-14; 4:1-15  (day three) “I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.”  If the universe had a beginning, something other than the universe must necessarily exist in order to … Continue reading

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With Us

Sixteenth Day of Advent Isaiah 7:10-14 (ESV) “Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, “Ask a sign of the Lord your God; let it be deep as sheol or high as heaven.” But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, and I … Continue reading

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Grow

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 4:1-16 (day three) “Then we will no longer be infants.”  Our destiny is to live with one another as fully capable human beings in a good universe sustained by the living God.  If we refuse to live … Continue reading

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Apology

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 3 (Day Three)  “Through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms.”  The church will reveal God’s wisdom to the entire universe only as it … Continue reading

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