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Exodus 18-34

This section begins with the giving of the Torah on Sinai and concludes with the golden calf debacle. Throughout these chapters God labors mightily to create an holy community, a covenant faithful people with whom God may live and love. … Continue reading

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Exodus 1-17

Exodus is from the Greek  meaning “go out/depart” and it is the book of liberation. The first section contains so much that is foundational to the story of God’s people. The people of God are prisoners and God hears their … Continue reading

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Genesis 25-50

Having seen God make the world and then set about the ongoing process of redeeming humanity’s ongoing efforts to break it up, God’s plan begins to center on one person and his family. Abraham was told that through his descendents … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-24

The themes in this section are: Beginnings, God’s faithfulness and human faithlessness, and judgment and mercy. For all of the grandeur of the first chapter, where God makes all things at a word, this whole book is one of humane-ness. … Continue reading

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Bible Challenge

The congregational council has challenged us to read the whole bible in a year. At a bit over three chapters per day, it is doable with discipline. Each Sunday I will present a look at the week ahead and leave … Continue reading

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