Yearly Archives: 2018

December 8, 20187: Day 7 – Isaiah 3

I remember in seminary I took a class and we had to translate in Hebrew Isaiah chapters 1-11.  It was a chore, but I remember specifically chapter 3 because of the many vocabulary words that I had to look up … Continue reading

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December 7, 2018: Day 6 – Isaiah 2

This chapter gives us some great social ministry verses that would be good for us to know and know well.  Look first at vs. 4 and you will read “they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into … Continue reading

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December 6, 2018: Day 5 – Isaiah 1

The prophet Isaiah is the most quoted prophet in the New Testament.  We find the prophet referring to the birth of a child to a virgin (young woman) which then Luke takes and turns it into the classic Christmas story.  … Continue reading

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December 5, 2018: Day 4 – Jonah 4

Would you be upset if when you get to heaven you would find Hitler there?  Or what if you get to heaven you would find Osama bin Laden?  Or what if we get to heaven and we see people there … Continue reading

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December 4, 2018: Day 3 – Jonah 3

Can you imagine cows wearing sackcloth and ashes?  That is what the message of Jonah describes, the mandate that if you really wanted to show that your country was repentant then everyone, including the beasts of burden, needed to show … Continue reading

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December 3, 2018: Day 2 – Jonah 2

We find ourselves in the setting where Jonah is in the belly of the fish.  While he is in that fish he prays.  That’s not a bad thing to do while you are in the belly of a fish.  As … Continue reading

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December 2, 2018: Day 1 – Jonah 1

We begin with Jonah which is one of my favorite of all the Bible stories.  The story of Jonah has been used by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike to describe the faithfulness of God for those who repent.  It describes … Continue reading

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Coming December 2 – 90 Day Challenge vi

Dear FPC family and friends and journeyers along the 90 Day Challenge road,   We continue to move forward in our study.  It is hard to believe that we find ourselves in the 6th of these challenges, while also having … Continue reading

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November 9, 2018: Day 90 – Lamentations 5

As slaves in captivity the Israelites are crying out to the Lord to be remembered.  The author laments in vs.7 that it was the fault of their ancestors and yet they are the ones paying the price.  In order to … Continue reading

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