The Things that Cannot Be Shaken

I spent some time in Hebrews 12-13 this morning.  So much good stuff in there, but what particularly grabbed me was Hebrews 12:18-28.   In the Old Testament, God spoke to Israel at Mt. Sinai and everything shook, they were terrified. That same God is speaking to us today, there is not two different Gods – […]

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Going Outside the Camp

This morning I was in Exodus 29 – God specifying how his priests were to be consecrated/set apart/purified.  It’s amazing the theme of blood cleansing from sin – to see that throughout the Old and New Testaments – but that’s not really what jumped out. God specifies that sin offerings are to be made outside […]

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Endurance | Pt. 2

So the Holy Spirit continues to deliver the message of endurance —  Hebrews 12:1-2: Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and sin clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is before us, looking to Jesus the founder […]

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Melchizedek

Yes, you heard me.  I did a quick Google search for him and this image popped up that seemed to capture some of his “mystique.” I’m in Genesis 14 and suddenly Melchizedek appears to Abram and blesses him and then POOF! he is gone — 17After his return from the defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings […]

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15 Ways to Make Your Worship ROCK

If you are a worship leader and haven’t spent much time prayerfully pouring over the Word, seeing what it has to say about what is “acceptable worship” – please do. If you aren’t a worship “leader” … still please do.  🙂  We all need to be reminded of what God says about worship.  Our culture […]

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Lettuce

Not the vegetable, but the command…”Let us…” I know, that was cheesy, but you are reading…and possibly hungry. In Hebrews 10:19-25 we are given some very specific ‘let us’ commands:  19(A) Therefore, brothers,[a] since we have confidence to enter(B) the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20by(C) the new and living way that he opened […]

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How Not to Drift Away

I’m up to the book of Hebrews in my 2009 Bible reading.  They are really pouring it on how…I had to read Chapters 1-6 this morning, and for once I had the good sense to make sure I got up early enough to get thru it.  I’ve also noticed that as I get into the […]

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