Tag Archives: Deeper into the Word

Fresh Bread

[From the archives.] *** When reading Lois Tverberg’s Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus I came across her definition of “Shabbat” (or Sabbath) as literally meaning “cease”. It’s an interesting word, “cease”. Its simplicity and clarity help me understand better how the ancient Israelites would … Continue reading

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Waiting to Get Elderly

[Updated from the archives.] *** The internet radio I listen to at work was tuned in to Celtic music: Gaelic Storm, The Irish Rovers, The Chieftains, The Tossers, Dropkick Murphys and a ton of people you might’ve never heard of. Imagine my consternation, … Continue reading

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Israelite Festivals, The Lord’s Supper, Right Eating and Doing Good

[I’m guest posting at Rachel Marie Stone’s blog today. She writes on faith and family and food, while serving God’s kingdom in Malawi. Plus, her book Eat with Joy just published. Here’s the start of the piece I wrote for … Continue reading

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Stop … Eat … Enjoy

I just finished reading Lois Tverberg’s Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus and came across her definition of “Shabbat” (or Sabbath) as literally meaning “cease”. That helps me understand better how the ancient Israelites would have looked on their day of rest. Soon after, … Continue reading

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Saturday Quotable – Wisdom

Old Testament religion was not focused on philosophy and thoughts about God, but on how one lived. To follow God, to walk with God, was to obey his law. To believe was to live in a certain way. So wisdom, … Continue reading

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