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God, Teach Me to Find You

I read the prayer below at http://bit.ly/10a7Lay I’m struck once again with two truths: how little I look for God’s presence and activity in my day, and how readily God is found when I look. Here’s the prayer, by St. … Continue reading

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Time for Wisdom

Today’s Bible reading included 1 Kings 20-21, and it definitely confused me. At times, God chastised the leaders when they treated people graciously. At other times, God explicitly reverses himself and treats people graciously. So my question is, how do … Continue reading

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Revealing Jesus Christ

I’ve spent a delightful thirteen weeks teaching at New Hope Eugene, and tonight will be the last night for the Spring. Tonight we finish our 7-week examination of the big story underlying all scripture. As we look at the book … Continue reading

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Expansion of the Gospel

I often hear stories of incredible growth of the gospel, which never fail to inspire me. Whether its through medical doctors in Nepal or American missionaries in Venezuela, the Holy Spirit is building new groups of believers at a breath-taking … Continue reading

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Working Righteousness

My devotions this morning were in Romans 10, where I read “ For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God’s righteousness. For Christ is the end of the law for … Continue reading

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Looking Unto Jesus

Remember when your parents warned you to not look at the sun? Well tonight I’m teaching a lesson at New Hope Eugene entitled “Do Look at the Son.” Christians believe that the Bible makes the most sense when it used … Continue reading

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Adding Emotion to the Mix

Some like to treat the Bible as an intellectual topic, full of great concepts. Others treat the Bible as a rule book, which commands strict obedience. Fortunately, the Bible contains the “Heart Books” of the Old Testament, which remind us … Continue reading

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Learning From Other’s Mistakes

One of the greatest values of the Old Testament history is that we don’t have to repeat their mistakes. As we watch Israel move through the centuries, we see repeatable patterns which provide us wisdom. Tonight I’ll be teaching about … Continue reading

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Another Six Weeks at NHE

I’ve been asked to continue my teaching about the Bible for another six weeks. I’m calling this six weeks “”Getting Inside Your Bible.” The basic format will examine the big themes of each major section of the Bible, as they … Continue reading

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Translation Fun

Tonight, our “Scrolls to eBooks” course will look at the Greek language in the New Testament. We will also have some fun investigating why we have so many translations. Plan to leave plenty of time in our session so that … Continue reading

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