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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? 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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The Bible Says What? The Exodus: A Matter Of Trust (Exodus 13:17-17:7) #7

God does something counterintuitive when leading the people out of Egypt: God picks the long way when the Israelites depart Egypt. They’re on the run from their slaveholders, but God chooses to  send them on a longer trip so they … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? Not Ridley Scott’s Moses (Exodus 1-10 ) #5

Generally speaking, I like movies that look at the Bible, even if they’re done by people whose worldview differs from mine. I don’t dig Darren Aronofsky flicks, but his Noah gave me some food for thought (and definitely made me think about … Continue reading

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Exodus Gods & Kings: Aiming For Greatness (Movie Review)

Exodus Gods & Kings was one of those ‘no-brainer’ films for me: it involved my favorite Old Testament figure and it was directed by Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator, Prometheus, Kingdom of Heaven, Robin Hood, etc.) A dozen brave souls … Continue reading

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Moses’ Story: Everyone Is Someone’s Child (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Before Moses was the guy standing in the middle of nowhere staring into a burning bush, before he was the man who would perform miracles and defy Pharaoh and his court, before he was the one who stormed his people … Continue reading

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Ten Words #3: The Name

“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.” (Exodus 20:7) “What’s in a name?” That’s the question that Juliet asks, bemoaning the fact that Romeo … Continue reading

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Ten Words #2: No Idols… Or Sacred Cows

No carved gods of any size, shape, or form of anything whatever, whether of things that fly or walk or swim. Don’t bow down to them and don’t serve them because I am God, your God, and I’m a most … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Holy Ground

For worship on Sunday, July 14, at The Stand (casual and contemporary, 9 a.m.) and Blandford UMC (traditional, 11 a.m.) Reading Exodus 1-5 isn’t required, but it wouldn’t hurt! As we continue to weave our way through the Old Testament, … Continue reading

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Hating On “The Bible” Miniseries

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m skeptical of media that barely dresses up a point of view with a few tidbits of action, drama, or acting, barely concealing that it is a diatribe against this or … Continue reading

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