Tag Archives: God’s glory

Making God Look Better Than He Is – a futile endeavor

Solomon built a temple for the worship of God, a place all Israel could gather together in the name of the Lord. When he finished building the massive temple – stone, and cedar, and gold paneled walls and doors – … Continue reading

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The Scars of Christ and Mothers – manifesting the glory of God

[Today’s guest post from Jennifer Michelle Greenberg explores pregnancy scars, the labor of Christ, and the glory of God.] When I look down at my maternal body, I see a white line running from one side to the other. I … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up, It’s Not Over Yet

“Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow.” (Thomas Chisolm, Great is Thy Faithfulness) *** Some people were closer to Jesus than others. Mary, Martha and their brother Lazarus were in that category. We don’t know how they met, but … Continue reading

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Christians and Questionable Motives

[From the archives.] Etymology trivia: “motive” and “motion” both derive from the Latin movere – “to move”. That makes sense, since all willful movement is motivated by something. Here’s a for instance: I love pizza, and am often motivated to eat … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: I’ve Given Up Running On Pine Cones

[From the archives, originally posted on New Year’s Eve 2012.] *** When you get up to run before dawn, it’s dark out. When you run in the dark, you take your chances. I know that, but I still run early … Continue reading

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Prayer Embezzlement

Embezzlement – taking for one’s own use money or property entrusted to one’s care. Stealing things takes many forms. There’s straight larceny, such as when someone picks your pocket at a busy train station. That young man was a good … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: I’ve Given Up Running On Pine Cones

When you get up to run before dawn, it’s dark out. When you run in the dark, you take your chances. I know that, but I still run early because otherwise I wouldn’t run at all. It’s worked out fine. … Continue reading

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