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Archives for June 2018
There is a clear connection between our refusal to be thankful and idolatry. An idol can be anything we set on throne of our hearts – a job, our family, power, possessions, a relationship, or a self-engineered belief system. We give our attention, affection, and devotion to things we create and control. Notice how Aaron […]
The evidence of God’s grace is everywhere. Psalm 19:1-4 says, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. Yet their voice […]
When God led Israel to Mount Sinai it was a transformative moment. But they grew tired of waiting for Moses and began to complain. In their impatience, they made their own god to worship. What was it like for Moses when he came down from the mountain to find them partying around the golden calf? […]
Tired of waiting for Moses, the people asked Aaron to make another god to lead them. What would Aaron, Moses’ brother, the high priest of Israel do? I want him to stomp his foot in the dust and declare, “Wake up! God is here and he will carry you on eagle’s wings if you trust […]
After reading the events of Exodus 32 all I can say is, “Holy cow!” There is no better illustration of what happens when we refuse to be thankful. After leaving the Wilderness of Sin, the Israelites came to Sinai and set up camp at the foot of the mountain. On the third day, the ground […]
Has your child ever ruined a family photo? Everyone is dressed in their best, excited to make a meaningful memory. But there’s always one; arms and eyebrows crossed, lower lip extended. The photographer tries every trick – rubber duckies, puppets, funny faces, and fart noises. The flash goes off, and the unhappy face is forever […]