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Just Two Degrees of Separation

Have you ever heard it quoted that we are connected to nearly everyone on the planet by six degrees of separation? The idea is that you take any two people on earth, figure out who all their connections are, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Specks, Planks, Sand, and Rocks

Kids have a keen sense of fairness. Ever noticed that? On my school playground, kids get so wound up about someone else who isn’t playing fair or following the rules that they fail to notice that they themselves have broken at least as … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: No Laughing Matter?

Genesis 18, the story of three visitors whom Abraham treated to dinner, and Sarah treated with laughter. Who gets the last laugh, though? For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: A Promise Renewed (Ouch)

We don’t always understand everything in the Bible, and this is one of those stories. I believe that sometimes we just need to “Let God be God,” and accept that we don’t have to understand everything in order to have … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: To Heal or Not to Heal

Jesus had a way of looking at things differently than anyone else, and it made the legal authorities of the day very nervous and even angry! Sometimes, even the “good” choice isn’t so easy to make–people don’t understand, or they … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Hagar, and Ishmael, and Sarai, Oh, Dear!

Are you like Abram and Sarai, who just couldn’t wait for God to act? Are you like Hagar, who was used and then abused? This story is for everyone who needs to be reminded to wait on God. His plan … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Calling all Sinners! The Doctor’s In

Jesus, in Luke 5:27-31, tells his grumblers who he came for: Thanks to http://www.thebricktestament.com for the picture! For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between Genesis, Luke and Psalms. Occasionally, I … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Jesus Catches Fish–for a Start

Jesus catches something–or someone–besides the fish this time! For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between Genesis, Luke and Psalms. Occasionally, I post “Wednesday’s Word to the Wise,” a short Bible … Continue reading

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Wedneday’s Word: Sometimes the First will be Last. . . .

Abram and Lot’s families and herds were too big to stay together. Abram gives Lot first choice of the land. Was that a good move on Abram’s part, or did he miss out? Listen to the story from Genesis 13, … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Fear and Lies–A Hero Behaving Badly

Have you ever lied because you were afraid of the consequences? Kids at school do it every day. Even the father of nations and an Old Testament hero did it a time or two! Today, Sonja reads from Genesis 12:10-20. … Continue reading

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