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. . .and on the 8th day . . .

In Genesis 17:12, God commanded Abraham to circumcise baby boys on the eighth day of life. God had both a covenant and a biological reason for His command. First, God desired that a Jewish newborn boy live a complete week, … Continue reading

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Jesus didn’t command us to “go to heaven”

“I can’t wait to meet Jesus.” “Are you saved?” These and many similar statements tell us how anxious many of us are to “get to heaven.” As Christians, many of us cloister, insulate, isolate and segregate ourselves from the world … Continue reading

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Lent (A Series): Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is an often overlooked and misunderstood day in Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday. The word maundy comes from the Latin mandatum from which we get the word mandate. This refers to the commandment that … Continue reading

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