Tag Archives: God

GIft #1089: Us

No, I have not disappeared from the face of the earth.  But I have been doing a fair bit of travelling and I’ll be off again on adventures this weekend.  The nights that I have spent at home have been … Continue reading

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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 #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 # 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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