Monthly Archives: October 2012

Chapter 17: The fall of Jerusalem

As I said Sunday, it just wasn’t pretty. The idolatry, greed and power of Judah’s kings, with few exceptions, spun the country into a downward spiral. Under Manasseh, even child sacrifice happened. The poor and widows and orphans were ignored. … Continue reading

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The Story, Chapter 16: spread your lives before God

One thing King Hezekiah did, when confronted with the might of the Assyrian army, was to take the letter with their demands and spread it before the Lord. Likewise, as I said Sunday, we are to bring our lives, and … Continue reading

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Chapter 14: Trifling with God…

God has always been exclusively inclusive, seeking to reveal God-self to all through Israel, through Jesus, and now through us, the followers of Jesus who are the church in this day and age. God wants to be with us, with … Continue reading

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