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Bible Study: Advent 4 (B) – 2014

December 21, 2014

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 We find David dwelling in his house, the Lord having given him rest from his enemies. Notice, this is not something that David wanted: “The Lord gave him rest.” We read that David wanted to build a house for the Lord. This may be a gesture of thanksgiving on the part […]

Bible Study: Proper 28 (A) – 2014

November 16, 2014

Judges 4:1-7 In our Old Testament reading, we find that the Israelites are being punished by the Lord for the evils that they have committed. In fact, they have been “sold” to King Jabin of Canaan. This is about to change. Deborah, who is a prophetess and the only woman in scripture to be a […]

Bible Study: Proper 13 (A) – 2014

August 03, 2014

Genesis 32:22-31 In the preceding verses (Genesis 32:1-21) we read of Jacob’s fear of his brother, Esau. This fear was well founded. When they were boys, Esau was hungry and asked Jacob to share his food. Jacob agreed, but only on the condition that Esau sell him his birthright (Genesis 25:29-34). The birthright issue emerged […]

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