Category Archives: Religion

Why Worry?

And Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which He will accomplish for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall see again no more forever. … Continue reading

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Details

God spoke to Moses: “Tell the Israelites that they are to set aside offerings for me. Receive the offerings from everyone who is willing to give. These are the offerings I want you to receive from them: gold, silver, bronze; … Continue reading

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God and the Art of Mowing the Grass

Come Saturday it’s time again for me to mow my grass. I’ll pick up the two lithium-ion battery packs from their shelf and slot them into my mower, then I’ll push the mower to my side yard. I’ll insert the … Continue reading

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When Something Bad Happens

“God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.” —St. Augustine Is this how you think? “Something bad happened to me. Therefore, God must be punishing me because I sinned.” Now, a caveat. If you couldn’t … Continue reading

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Idols

Hear the word that the LORD speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the LORD: Do not learn the way of the nations, or be dismayed at the signs of the heavens; for the nations are dismayed at … Continue reading

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Salt

Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful.” He said, “Bring me a new jar, and … Continue reading

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Righteousness

These are the last words of David the son of Jesse. The God of Jacob chose David and made him a great king. The Mighty God of Israel loved him. When God told him to speak, David said: The Spirit … Continue reading

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Practice

To this day they do according to the earlier customs: they do not fear the LORD, nor do they follow their statutes or their ordinances or the law, or the commandments which the LORD commanded the sons of Jacob, whom … Continue reading

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Moved In

But now hear, O Jacob my servant, Israel whom I have chosen! Thus says the LORD who made you, who formed you in the womb and will help you: Do not fear, O Jacob my servant, Jeshurun whom I have … Continue reading

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Your Punishment Is Over

Our God has said: “Encourage my people! Give them comfort. Speak kindly to Jerusalem and announce: Your slavery is past; your punishment is over. I, the LORD, made you pay double for your sins.” Someone is shouting: “Clear a path … Continue reading

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