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You Can Engage Scripture on Your Way to Work
January 20th, 2020

You Can Engage Scripture on Your Way to Work

Davina McDonald

The sun has just come up and already I’m feeling anxious, flustered, even exhausted. Not only do I have noise all around me, but I also deal with noise within me. The hustle and bustle of commuting only makes this worse. If I’m not careful, I will allow things ...

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Make 2020 Your Year of the Bible
January 13th, 2020

Make 2020 Your Year of the Bible

Carolyn Wildermuth

If I had a nickel for every time I said, “I don’t have enough time to do that, ” I would be rich. For me, and I suspect most people, not enough time is an automatic excuse for things I have not thought through or prioritized. The bottom line ...

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Scripture for every season of life
January 6th, 2020

Scripture for every season of life

Dottie McLoughlin

I recently reached Senior Citizen status and was having a little trouble celebrating the event. It seemed a bit unreal—after all, wasnt I just 35 a year or two ago? Then I remembered: Oh yeah, the kids are married with families of their own. My husband and I downsized ...

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The Bible for the World in 2020
December 30th, 2019

The Bible for the World in 2020

Alasdair Wallace

Alasdair Wallace – Bible Advocacy Campaign Manager, Scottish Bible Society I can sometimes forget that when I’m reading the Bible: what I’m looking at is a translation. And not just a translation into English from the original languages of Hebrew ...

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
December 23rd, 2019

Join in singing a 280-year-old Christmas Carol

Bryan Park

I have a particular fondness for old hymns of the faith. A good hymn allows us to sing Scripture, and when we sing Scripture, we’re interacting with the Bible, which shapes our choices and transforms our relationships. And since we are just a few days away from Christmas, I’d ...

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What are we waiting for?
December 16th, 2019

What are we waiting for?

Christina Miller

I often wonder how Mary felt in the days leading up to Jesuss birth. What did it feel like to nurture and carry the Messiah? What physical pain and spiritual peace did she experience? When she received news of her unexpected pregnancy, Luke tells us, Mary treasured up all ...

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Get ready: Scripture practices for Advent
December 9th, 2019

Get ready: Scripture practices for Advent

John Skillen

Every year at Christmas time my family looks forward to watching the “Service of Lessons and Carols” televised from King’s College in Cambridge, England. The singing is exhilarating, and so is the beautiful reading of the passages from Scripture that foretell and narrate the birth of Jesus. The readers’ ...

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Success and Love Wrapped into One
December 2nd, 2019

Success and Love Wrapped into One

Tara-Leigh Cobble

In Part 1  of this series, we talked about three common mistakes I have made when reading the Bible and how my relationship with God benefitted when I corrected those things. The first mistake I made was approaching Scripture with a lens for myself ...

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