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Job’s Joy; August 2, 2022


Job 6:10 Then I would still have this consolation– my joy in unrelenting pain– that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. Job went through a lot. Whether he actually existed or whether the book was written … Continue reading

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October 17, 2017


Luke 9:23 Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” I have always preferred Luke’s rendition of this famous teaching of Jesus over … Continue reading

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March 25, 2013


John 18:11 Jesus commanded Peter, “Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?” This is a point that I mention almost every time I talk about the cross, which is frequently. That is, … Continue reading

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