Category Archives: Guinness, Os

Psalms 131–133: Humility & Trust

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 46: Wednesday “O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me. Surely I have composed and … Continue reading

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‘…the chains of Christ’s love’

In the last two chapters of his gospel, Luke writes of the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Luke tells of Jesus’ journey on the road to Emmaus with two of His followers, and Jesus’ charge to those gathered … Continue reading

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Luke 23–24: Eyewitnesses & Faith

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 30: Saturday “Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and he said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third … Continue reading

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Bearing Burdens

While doing some reading on Job this weekend, I found this by Francis Andersen: “But God did not suspend each individual in isolation, to find fulfillment solely in communion with himself. God put each man with family and friends and … Continue reading

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Job 11–12: Ease & Calamity

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 6: Thursday “He who is at ease holds calamity in contempt, As prepared for those whose feet slip.” Job 12:5 Job summarizes the attitude of his friends: they are at ease and not … Continue reading

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Job 7–8: Sovereign & Good

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 4: Thursday “Why have You set me as Your target, So that I am a burden to myself?” Job 7:20b In today’s Bible reading of Job 7–8, Job finishes his rejoinder to Eliphaz … Continue reading

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Blessings

I’m thankful for many things—my husband, my children and for various family and friends who are part of my life. I am grateful for strangers I have met who have encouraged me. Over the past three years my family has … Continue reading

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