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New, not Renewed

Jeremiah 31:31–34; Psalm 51:1–12; John 12:20–33 (read online ⧉) The promise of a new covenant was good news! A people who were lost and broken, many of whom knew that they had fallen away from God received the positive and hopeful news that there would be a new covenant. The problem was when and how […]

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Expecting or Distracted?

Psalm 51:1-12; Habakkuk 3:2–13; John 12:1–11 It is so easy to be distracted from the important things in life. Some blame electronics. Others blame the media. Others blame no prayer in school. Others blame a culture that has walked away from its somewhat Christian-ish roots. There is nothing new under the sun when it comes […]

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Loving Intercession

Psalm 51:1-12; Exodus 30:1-10; Hebrews 4:14-5:10 (read online ⧉) Incense was used as part of the priests’ daily worship of God. It was a prescribed practice. Priests had a number of prescribed practices that they were regularly responsible for. They were constantly doing their tasks before God, both to honor him and be the representative […]