Category Archives: Bible Says What

The Bible Says What? The Best Pep Talk Ever #14

Is Joshua 1 the best pep talk ever? It might be. I can almost imagine Joshua and his best men, his right hands, his lieutenants who he is counting on to aid him in taking on this mammoth responsibility of … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? Saved By Grace… in the OT (Deut. 7-12) #13

The Bible is full of verses to inspire and challenge, but some leave me shaking my head. I can see the complete arc of humanity’s story spread over the course of Genesis to Revelation, but one of the subjects that … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? Impress Your Children … ? #13

Picking up The Bible Says What? in Deuteronomy 6, I’m struck by verses 6:4-9 but not for the reasons I normally am.  The Shema (“love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength”) … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? God and Moses: The Musical (Exodus 24-34) #11

Moses spends so much time with God that his face glows (Ex. 34:29-35). If there was ever a time when someone became a “friend of God” (thanks to Israel Houghton for the image), it had to have been Moses. Sure, … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? God’s Promise for Our Good (Exodus 23:20-33) #10

To be honest, I was inclined to skip ahead a bit. Have you ever felt that way? It doesn’t have to be the Bible, it could be any book… or the eightieth episode in a serial show. You just figure … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? “Lessons in Common Sense” (Ex. 20:22-23:19) #9

The Ten Commandments have been delivered. And we have enough time following them. But it’s not like God was done speaking then. There are plenty more admonitions and warnings to be mentioned after that. And it’s possible that they have … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? Moses & The Weight Of Leadership (Exodus 17:7-20:21) #8

Moses thought it was bad when he was performing the largest jailbreak in the history of humanity, liberating the Israelites from Egypt. But he hadn’t taken into consideration what life would be like when he was actually leading this group … Continue reading

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