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Comfort of Angels (Isaiah 40)

Comfort of Angels (Isaiah 40)

Angels are messengers of God’s presence. They are not intended to be an object of fascination in themselves but a reflection back to the love of the One who sends them.

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The Grace of Noah’s Flood (Genesis 6:5 to 9:17)

The Grace of Noah’s Flood (Genesis 6:5 to 9:17)

On its surface the story of Noah’s flood is one of destruction. Yet it reveals a God who is willing to change in order to keep the relationship with humanity alive.

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Tattooed for Jesus (Gal 6:17)

Tattooed for Jesus (Gal 6:17)

Tattoos were common in the ancient world to express a religious conviction. A passage from The Letter to the Galatians suggests that the Apostle Paul may have been tattooed for Christ.

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I will praise you, Lord

I will praise you, Lord

Psalm 30 has a fascinating history. Although it began as a personal prayer of thanksgiving, it was adapted for the dedication of the temple. It firmly situates thanksgiving as the basis of all prayer.

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Is Jesus in the Psalms?

Is Jesus in the Psalms?

Christians regularly recognize in the Jewish psalms references to Jesus’ suffering and resurrection. The warrant for such a practice can be established through reflection on the common practice of reading old texts in new contexts.