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Our Prophet, Priest and King

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He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to Him the throne of His Father David, and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of His kingdom there will be no end. Luke 1:32-33 The conversation between the angel Gabriel and Mary in...

The Whisper After the Storm

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The heavens black with clouds and wind. A great rain. A wind so strong wind that it tears the mountains and breaks rocks into pieces. Sounds like a description of Typhoon Mangkhut on Sunday but this is actually an old weather report. Really old, like from the Old Testament old. It was...

Summer Sabbath

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There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from His. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest… Hebrews 4:9-11 Ah, summer. School is out, or just about. Even if you...

Written in Stone

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Tangible is more memorable. Our memory isn’t so reliable. It often changes with our circumstances so we need to give ourselves memory aids. The more real we can make our memory, even to being able to touch it, the better we remember. Jesus, the great teacher, taught us a tangible way to...

... But God...

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But /bʌt,bət/: a conjunction used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned. “But.” A very short yet powerful word. The ultimate game-changer. When coupled with God, it holds great promise and infinite possibility. Whatever was said...

Taste Test

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In my years in Hong Kong, I’ve come to observe that there are three Cantonese dishes that make even the most adventurous “I’ll try anything” eaters balk: sweet red bean soup, steamed chicken feet in soy bean sauce, and pigs feet in sweet ginger & vinegar sauce. To...

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