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Scripture Speaks to Our Suffering

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though … Continue reading

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Q&A#7: The Word of God

Q/A#7 Q: How did we receive the Word of God? A: We received the Word of God through holy men who wrote as they were led by the Holy Spirit. Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: What the Word of God Says About the Word of God, Book by Book – Jared Wilson (FTC) What God says about his word is a deep, complex, and staggering thing. … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: How to Improve Your Biblical Literacy – Scott Slayton Strategizing to learn God’s word does take time. Finding a reading plan and working through how you will stick with it does … Continue reading

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Reflections on Habakkuk 3

Habakkuk prays to God. Salvation and Judgment – Habakkuk recognizes that God will save his people by judging their enemies (v13). Some people want God to be a Savior but not a Judge, to be loving but not holy.  Habakkuk … Continue reading

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Reflections on Habakkuk 1-2

God tells Habakkuk that he will judge Judah thru Babylon, and then judge Babylon. Trust – Throughout the first two chapters, Habakkuk struggles to understand God’s plan. God tells him that the righteous shall live by faith (2:4).  For what … Continue reading

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Reflections on Zephaniah 3

Zephaniah predicts the coming day of the Lord – a time of great blessing for God’s people. Future Blessings – Zephaniah ends his book with a beautiful picture of what is to come. God’s people will humbly serve God and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Zephaniah 1-2

Zephaniah predicts the coming day of the Lord – a time of great judgment. Judgment for Sin – Most of Zephaniah deals with God’s judgment. The reason for this judgment is clear – “because they have sinned against the Lord” … Continue reading

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Reflections on Nahum 2-3

Nahum describes the fall of Nineveh. Against Sinners – Twice God says he is against Nineveh (2:13, 3:5). In truth, God is against all people because of their sin (Romans 1:18).  But in Christ there is no longer any condemnation … Continue reading

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Reflections on Nahum 1

Nahum proclaims the greatness of our God and predicts the coming fall of Nineveh. God’s Wrath – God hates sin. He gave Nineveh a chance to repent through Jonah, but their repentance was short lived.  Now God’s wrath would be … Continue reading

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