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You Were Made for This Moment

You Were Made for This Moment

‘To whom will you compare Me? Or who is My equal?’ says the Holy One. — Isaiah 40:25 As Moses announced: Who among the gods is like You, Lord? Who is like You — majestic in holiness? — Exodus 15:11 And the psalmist asked: Who in the skies is comparable to the Lord? Who among

Fasting: Two Throne Rooms

Several films have been based on the story of Esther. In the ones I have seen, she is ravishingly gorgeous. Eyes shaped like crescents, unblemished olive skin. A Hollywood heartthrob, this lady. And, indeed, she must have been. Selected as the queen of Persia out of a harem of lovely contenders. The movies are equally

The Girl with Two Names

  I have two questions to bring up in Heaven. Not complaints, because we will have no complaints. And I’m not sure we will have questions. If we do, I’d like clarity on two topics: mosquitos and middle school. Was either one necessary? Wouldn’t the world have been better off without those little blood-sucking varmints

be doers of the word and not hearers only

Models of Faith in a Hostile Society

There is no single correct way for how God’s people should respond to a culture hostile to faith. In the Old Testament, God called the Israelites to develop their own society. He designed laws to keep out pagan influences. But He sent New Testament followers into the world to impact unbelieving cultures. As we reflect

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