Monthly Archives: September 2011

Journey in the Word: God’s Eternal Covenant of Mercy

(Pre-meditation Note:  I have not seen as many “comments” on each-day’s reading of Stott as I thought might be the case.  That’s okay.  Interaction with a blog can take place in more than one way.  I have received some feedback … Continue reading

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Connections: Religion In The News

You may be like me and wonder how to wade through all the news media and find articles having to do with religion. Recently, I came upon a resource that helps me do that:  pewforum.org If you go there, you … Continue reading

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Benedict’s Rule: According to Need

I cannot read Chapter 34 of the Rule without falling into immediate conviction.  I write this in relation to the context of the American higher-education system.  I realize this will not fit many of you who read today’s post.  But … Continue reading

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Journey in the Word: Noah and the Flood

Week 4 Read:  Genesis:6:17 No matter how bad things get, there is always someone who “walks with God.” When God finds that person, a way out of deterioration and difficulty is made.  God is always the deliverer, but God enacts … Continue reading

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In-Sight: “External” Faith

Conversations about “external markers” of the faith have resumed within Roman Catholicism and Anglicanism.  They raise the issue of how important, or even necessary, these things are in the overall scheme of things. In some parts of Protestantism, the conversation … Continue reading

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Site Update: New Theme Next Thursday

Greeting, Everyone! Just a reminder that next Thursday, October 6th, I’ll begin a new weekly theme on the Oboedire site. For a preview of it—and other updates as well—read the “First Day” post that will appear at 7:00 p.m. (EST) … Continue reading

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Journey in the Word: The Spread of Corruption

Week 4 Read:  Genesis 6:5 When I come to chapter six of Genesis in my Bible, it has this title for the first eight verses: “The Wickedness of Humankind” The “downward spiral” of sin which began in the Garden of … Continue reading

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