No other gods.

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And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me.” Exodus 20:1-3 Here are a few things about the 10 Commandments you need to know: God is the foundation […]

On Eagle’s Wings

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“You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself.”5 Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine;6 and you shall be […]

And The Rock Was Christ

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If you have been following the story of the Exodus so far, you know that God is good and Israel is grumpy. Chapter 17 is no different. Here, we find the Israelites complaining for a third time about being either hungry or thirsty and grumbling to Moses instead of asking the Lord God to supply […]

The Only Food that Lasts Forever

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At night, I’m reading a kids’ version of The Pilgrim’s Progress to my boys. It has been a fun read because it takes me back to the first time I read the original version in Seminary a few years ago. If you haven’t read this book from the 1600’s by John Bunyan, I highly recommend […]

Our Response to God

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There are some things that demand a response. Like when your favorite team hits a buzzer beater to win a big game, you don’t just stand and yawn, you jump up and down and hug the closest person to you (or at least I do)! Or when you finally pull the trigger on that buck […]

The Lord is a Warrior

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The people of Israel are now beginning their journey through the wilderness. They have discovered that God is not concerned with how fast they get there, but who they are when they arrive. And it is in the wilderness that the people will become more like God; seeing, trusting, and praising Him. In Exodus 14, […]

Following God

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Life is filled with decisions; what to eat for breakfast, where to go to college, whom to marry, where to live, work, and leave a legacy. Everyday life is filled with decisions, big and small, that will impact our lives and the lives of others. So in all those decisions, how will you decide? If […]

Remembering

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Have you ever noticed how easy it is to forget things? Most of the time, the here and now consumes us, so we spend little time reflecting and remembering the past. After all, the past is in the past, right?  Yet some things are very important for us to remember. For instance, anniversaries are important […]