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A Man’s Deepest Question

A Man’s Deepest Question

  The story of Adam’s fall is every man’s story. It is simple and straightforward, almost mythic in its brevity and depth. And so every man comes into the world set up for a loss of heart. Then comes the story we are much more aware of — our own story. Where Adam’s story seems

The Story of Judah and His Terrible Brothers

The Story of Judah and His Terrible Brothers

When God Surprises Everyone You are a lion’s cub, O Judah. — Genesis 49:9 Judah remembers the story as though it happened yesterday. He feels it in his gut, like a knife turning. The pain of his treachery is so strong that it overwhelms every other sensation. Indeed, he had turned against his father and

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