Saying No to Say Yes (Bible Ponderings #8)

"I should finish the chronological bible reading plan for this year. After all, I should not leave something half done that I've started." What are your current "I shoulds?" If you're like me, I then tend to have a little argument in my head where I ask myself...do I have to? (insert slightly whiny tone). …

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Influencers (Bible Ponderings #7)

Welcome to "Bible Ponderings #7" which finds me in the midst of the major prophets in the chronological reading plan. Every few weeks I hope to toss out there what I'm currently reading and invite you to ponder with me! After the reign of King David's son Solomon, the nation of Israel splits into the …

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Gradualism (Bible Ponderings#6)

Welcome to "Bible Ponderings #6" which finds me in 1 Kings 11 in the chronological reading plan. Every few weeks or so I hope to toss out there what I'm currently reading and invite you to ponder with me! Ever noticed how an imperceptible change in course can lead to a widely different outcome in …

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But God! (Bible Ponderings #5)

Welcome to "Bible Ponderings #5" which finds me in the Psalms in the chronological reading plan. Every few weeks or so I hope to toss out there what I'm currently reading and invite you to ponder with me! Do you have a favourite Psalm? What emotions does it convey? There are Psalms of happiness, sheer …

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The Magpie, a Cup of Tea, and a Bible

Magpies are inquisitive and unafraid. Charismatic carollers whose wonderful warbles make them one of my favourite birds. Magpies love a tasty morsel of meat. But I didn't have any to offer this fellow who'd landed on my camping table. But he hung around anyway. 🙂 "Hello there magpie, what are you up to?" (yes, I …

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The Un-Named Armor Bearer (Bible Ponderings#4)

Welcome to "Bible Ponderings #4" which finds me in the book of 1 Samuel in the chronological reading plan. Every few weeks or so I hope to toss out there what I'm currently reading and invite you to ponder with me! Then Jonathan said to the young man who bore his armor, “Come, let us …

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Forgetting to Remember (Bible Ponderings#3)

Welcome to "Bible Ponderings #3" which finds me in the book of Joshua in the chronological reading plan. Every few weeks or so I hope to toss out there what I'm currently reading and invite you to ponder with me!  Have you ever attended a stadium concert, or a stadium sporting game, or perhaps even …

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Details Matter (Bible Ponderings#2)

Welcome to "Bible Ponderings #2" which finds me in Leviticus and soon to be Numbers in the chronological bible reading plan. Every few weeks or so I hope to toss out there what I'm currently reading and invite you to ponder with me!  Let's be honest, it can be hard going and possibly "boring" wading …

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