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All Things Work For Good

Romans 8:28 – “We know that Yahweh causes everything to work together for the good of those who love him and are called in accordance with his purpose.” This verse does not say that everything that happens is good. Paul believes that Yahweh is a faithful Heavenly Father who, because he is both omniscient and… Continue reading All Things Work For Good

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The Meaning of Suffering

Suffering Succotash, I say, Suffering Succotash Romans 8:18 – “I don’t think the sufferings we are going through now are even worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed to us in the future.” The books of Job and Proverbs do not treat the subject of suffering either systematically or philosophically but do give… Continue reading The Meaning of Suffering

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Yahweh Our Power

Job 26:2 – “What great help you bring to the powerless! What deliverance to the arm without strength!” Isaiah 40:29 – “He invigorates the exhausted, he gives strength to the powerless.” Perfectly Promising Prospects for the Powerless Person The powerless person, according to Isaiah, has many prospective roles to choose from as he or she… Continue reading Yahweh Our Power

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New Names for Biblical Campers

Isaiah 65:15 – “Yahweh shall call his servants by another name.” The question often arises at summer camps, retreats, and other Christian gatherings, “Is it okay to rename someone or something – to call them by a nickname?” The answer is “Yah sure, ya betcha!” Scripture is filled with people, places, events, and other happenings… Continue reading New Names for Biblical Campers