Author Archives: Deborah

Hall of Fame: Coda

Hebrews 11:35-40 Many of the stories we read in the Bible tell of God’s miraculous interventions on behalf of His people. The sons of the widow of Zarephath (I Kings 17:17-24) and the Shunammite woman (II Kings 4:8-37), for example, … Continue reading

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Joshua

The first chapter of Joshua begins with the death of Moses. And Moses is going to be a very hard act to follow: he led the nation of Israel for forty years, out of Egypt and through the wilderness, and … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Judges, kings and prophets

Hebrews 11:32-34 This list of the ‘heroes of faith’ could be almost never-ending – especially since it includes not only those who are celebrated in Scripture, but also many more whose names are not recorded. They won great victories (military, … Continue reading

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Leaders who fail

Mark 3:19 “… and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Him.” Luke tells us that Jesus spent a whole night in prayer (Luke 6:12) before selecting the twelve men who would be His apostles – the men responsible for spreading the good … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Rahab

Hebrews 11:31 Rahab is perhaps the most surprising character to be found in this list of heroes of faith. She and her family escaped the fate of the other citizens of Jericho – not because of her ethnic origin (she … Continue reading

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What does it mean?

We believe in God… Creator of heaven and earth Psalm 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands. There are many different ways of looking at the universe. We can think of … Continue reading

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Verse of the Month: October 2017

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ!” (Ephesians 1:3) As children of God, we do not have to earn our blessings; … Continue reading

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