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Spiderwebs are flimsy and weak

I don’t always get the picture language of the Bible. I’m not a farmer or a sailor or a soldier of ancient times. Often…

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Should you name your kid after a killer?

I normally wouldn’t recommend naming your kid after the woman who murdered a man while he was sleeping. But when I met one of…

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It’s great to be Jewish

Jewish people have suffered from anti-Semitism for thousands of years. Satan must have a bitter and permanent grudge against the nation that gave the…

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Why Ruth should be your favorite book of the Bible

I dare you to read Judges chapters 19-21. Go ahead; I’ll wait. . . . Did you read it? Tell me that isn’t the…

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Look for fullness

I’d like you to think about something I’m wrestling with. How do you see the Bible? Is it half empty, or is it full?…

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Seven things I learned from the Magi

On January 6, Christians celebrate the Epiphany of our Lord. The account of the Magi following the star to visit Jesus with gifts of…

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Hear it; live it

The Christian faith that has come to you and me is a massive inheritance, complex and rich. But that very volume and complexity can…

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Two-way Christmas traffic

Of the many, many astonishing features of the events of the first Christmas, one of the most astounding is how few people noticed anything…

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Heroes of Christmas: Joseph

Joseph is a Christmas hero. God’s beautiful rescue plan for the human race really put this dear man through some changes. He had great…

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Heroes of Christmas: Mary

Zechariah and Thomas were doubters in the gospel stories. Mary was not. She is a hero not so much because of what she achieved,…

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Is the story of Christ just another conspiracy?

Conspiracy theories are on the rise. You can tell by just listening to people in your own family. In fact, you might have already…

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God’s secret agents are everywhere

God has an army of human servants who do his will and do their part to carry out his agenda. We usually assume that…