Faithfulness

And it Came to Pass

“And it came to pass, that after the death of Joshua, that the sons of Israel asked of Yahweh, saying, ‘Who will go up for us toward the Canaanites, to begin to fight with them?’ And Yahweh said, ‘Judah will go up; behold, I give the land into his hand.’” (Judges 1:1-2) As we find […]

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Initiated into Excellence and Failure

“I also know how to be humbled and I know how to excel. In anything and in everything I have been initiated. Either food or hunger, excellence or failure, I can do all things in the one who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:12-13) I expect that it is a fair statement to say that Philippians 4:13 […]

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Remembering You

“I give thanks to my God for every remembrance of you.” (Philippians 1:3) Our experience, C.S. Lewis wrote, does not end with the event that causes the experience, but the experience works on us, matures within us, and grows into something beautiful as we reflect on and remember the original event. Biblically, remembrance of the […]

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Eber…

“It came to pass that Shelach had lived for thirty years, and he begat Eber. And after he began Eber, Shelach lived another four-hundred and three years and he begat sons and daughters.” (Genesis 11:14-15)   And here the pattern continues. At times this may seem to get redundant, but the presence of these genealogies […]

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