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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 #1080: Covenant with Adam

The very first covenant God makes takes place at the dawn of creation.  As the world is breathing its first breath, God makes a covenant with the creature into whom He has poured His own breath- Adam.  Indeed, Adam (and … Continue reading

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GIft #1079: Heading towards Easter

I’ve been excitedly anticipating Easter for a long time and now it’s nearly here.  As early as January, I was thinking about what to blog about for Easter week in preparation of Resurrection Sunday.  At that time my church was starting … Continue reading

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Gift #986: Happy Easter

Happy Resurrection Day!  I hope you all had a wonderful day and found joy in celebrating new life.  As is our usual tradition, I have a Easter hymn to share with you today.  I wasn’t quite for sure what song … Continue reading

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Gift #985: Road to Easter #6

I hope this past week has been a blessing to you as we’ve been preparing for Easter tomorrow.  We’ve traced our own journeys of redemption through the context of the nation of Israel.  And as they entered their promised land, … Continue reading

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Gift #984: Road to Easter #5

Yesterday we explored the concept of rest as it related to Israel’s entering their promised land and how it is also a gift of our accepting God’s promises.  Today we’re going to look at the theme of inheritance.  Entering the … Continue reading

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