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Gift #1085: A New Covenant

This past week we’ve looked at the covenants that God has made with his people throughout history and have seen how God used these covenants to draw people into relationship with Him, reveal His character, and demonstrate His faithful love.  … Continue reading

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GIft #1084: Covenant with David

After the people of Israel had resettled back in their homeland and prospered, they looked for a king to lead and unite them.  God chose a young shepherd boy by the name of David to guide His people.  It would … Continue reading

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Gift #1083: Covenant with Israel

Today’s covenant follows the descendants of Abraham.  A tumultuous history led his family to Egypt to avoid famine in Canaan, but 400 years passed before they would go home again.  The people of Israel endured centuries of slavery and were desperate … Continue reading

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Gift #1082: Covenant with Abraham

Today’s covenant takes us to an ancient city bustling with life and culture.  Into this civilization, God reaches out to one man and speaks: Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show … Continue reading

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Gift #1081: Covenant with Noah

The next time we see God making a covenant, it is hundreds and hundreds of years later in the aftermath of the great flood.  After warning the world for 120 years of impending judgement for their sin, only 8 individuals … Continue reading

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GIft # 1053: Promise of Glory

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you.  Nations will come to … Continue reading

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Gift #1052: Promise of Light

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.  You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy. Isaiah 9:2-3a In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with … Continue reading

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Gift #1049: Promise of a Savior

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.  Genesis 3:15  The Lord himself will give you the sign. Behold! The virgin will conceive a child! … Continue reading

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Gift #1048: Preparing for Christmas

For the posts leading up to Christmas, I usually try to do a theme that’s been on my heart.  This year I’d like to focus each day on an Old Testament prophesy about the coming Messiah and then its fulfillment … Continue reading

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Gift #1016: Thoughts on Life

Sometimes I feel like my blog is a frivolous thing and that posting of various experiences or places I love is a waste of time in light of the world’s problems and difficulties.  Tonight is one of those nights.  My … Continue reading

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