Tag Archives: Bible Study

When you have to drink from the bitter cup

The Israelites had escaped the Egyptians and were in the desert at a place called Marah. It was called Marah which means “bitter” because the only water there was bitter. Been there? Been to that place where you’re dying of … Continue reading

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What I Learned from a Hawk

The other day I decided at the last minute to go somewhere I hadn’t planned on going. It’s not so important where I went, other than the fact that it wasn’t my plan to do so, but more like I … Continue reading

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We hit it off immediately over our Russian past—she was from there; I used to travel there. I told the crazy story about how I began those trips to work with orphans… and we took turns, explaining to the group … Continue reading

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20 Observations from Peter Walking on Water

Today I thought I’d share some of my thoughts and observations out of Matthew 14:22-33, the story of Jesus (and Peter) walking on the water.  This isn’t a doctrinal exposition of the passage, but rather simply observations, questions, things that … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 27-28 – Observations

This morning I read in Ezekiel 27-28, and wrote down in my journal some simple observations, applications and questions.  It’s not a well- crafted article, nor a formulation of a single idea…it’s just  smattering of observations as they came to … Continue reading

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Z blog – The Right Tools

In our conference in Zimbabwe, Dr. Craig Smith shared about the tools for Biblical interpretation.  He didn’t teach Greek or Hebrew.  He didn’t teach about using various commentaries and dictionaries and using a plethora of outside resources.  He taught us … Continue reading

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