Or was half the world deluded? I decided to dive in headfirst.
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The resulting year was fascinating, entertaining and informative. It was equal parts irreverent and reverent. It was filled with surprising insights almost every day. Or not better, necessarily. But it is funnier, moves faster, and doesn't bog you down with any of those genealogies. The issue that continues to divide Bible believers is the purpose of the Biblical rules, commonly referred to as the Law or ''good works,'' in one's spiritual justification or acceptance by God. Jacobs had a spiritual awakening. Jacobs has perceived the distinction between the wisdom of the Bible and its absurdities.
It is shame that so many of both our clergy and our politicians seem incapable of making that distinction. And it's very funny. Louis Dispatch.
It's also serious as it chronicles Jacobs' revelatory year. The fact that you need to buy six copies of this book to unlock the code to save all humanity Its self-awareness rescues Jacobs' project from being merely quixotic or entertaining and elevates it to something beautiful.
Twitter Facebook Linkedin. Many interpreters have found a symbolic meaning in the book, however, and point to the love of God for Israel or the love of Christ for his church. Seen in this way it underscores the teaching of the New Testament that God is love 1 John New Testament - Second Corinthians chapter 8 verse 23 stood out to me today - "If anyone asks about Titus, say that he is my partner who works with me to help you. And these brothers are representatives of the churches.
They are splendid examples of those who bring glory to Christ.
I believe each of us are called to be splendid examples of those who bring glory to Jesus! How is your example these days? Below is an icon painting of Paul ordaining Titus on the island of Crete:. Below is a great image for Second Corinthians today:. Trust me in your times of trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory.
Are you giving true thanks to God each day? Are you trusting in God in your times of trouble?
Are you giving God glory for all that he has done for you? How often do you say "thank you" to God?
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For the LORD is their defender. He will injure anyone who injures them.
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I think we would do well to think of this not only in terms of the materially poor, but the spiritually or emotionally poor too. Let us not rob them or exploit them. For the Lord is their defender! Do you want to see God's Glory? Click here for Glory!
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Please join us in memorizing and meditating on two verses of Scripture today: "Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them. Prayer Point: Pray that you will never exploit the poor. Pray that you will bless the poor, know them, love them, and serve them - as you know, love, and serve yourself.
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