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Dan Allender on Lament as the shadow side of faith

This is from Philip Yancey’s book The Bible Jesus Read p. 128-129 To whom do you vocalize the most inense, irrational– meaning inchoate, inarticulate– anger? Would you do so with someone who could fire you or cast you out of … Continue reading

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A God we can do business with

Philip Yancey in his chapter on Deuteronomy in The Bible Jesus Read makes this point. BOQ When God makes a list of commandments, Love takes first place, the basis of his whole relationship with humanity. God meets in a tent … Continue reading

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Laboring Not in Vain

I find one of the most difficult aspects of the Christian life to communicate is the last verse of 1 Corinthians 15, the great resurrection chapter. 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NRSV) Therefore, my beloved, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the … Continue reading

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Yancey on Job

From The Bible Jesus Read p. 50 “By allowing us to glimpse behind the curtain in chapters 1 and 2, the author of Job forfeits all elements of narative tension but one: the mystery of how Job will respond. In … Continue reading

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