Monthly Archives: August 2012

“Come Up to Me On the Mountain and Be There,” Wednesday Wisdom (Exodus Part 4)

Today I want to talk about a verse that seems simple at first glance but has simply blown me away this summer.  In Exodus 34 God says to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and be there.” At … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan (Culture and Context), Monday Morning Parable

The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-41) is an incredible story that takes on a whole new incredible meaning when examined in light of the culture and context.  One of the incredible things for me was that you can actually still walk … Continue reading

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The Burning Bush; Exodus (Part 3)

A friend recently reminded me of this scene from the movie Prince of Egypt, so I wanted to share it with everyone.  It is an excellent depiction (in my humble opinion) of Moses’ encounter with the burning bush, and it … Continue reading

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Are You the Coming One and Learning to Surrender; Scripture Kung Fu Friday!

One of the most brilliant remezim or kesher connections takes place in Matthew 11 in a conversation between Jesus and John the Baptizer.  If you remember from the first ever Scripture Kung Fu posting, a ‘remez’ or ‘kesher connection’ is … Continue reading

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The Prince of Egypt; Exodus (Part 2)

After the Israelites cried out, God chose a partner to help Him lead the Israelites out of bondage in Egypt.  Who was this partner and what character traits do we see him exhibit?  One of the first things we see … Continue reading

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The Exodus (Part One); They Cried Out

This year I’ve been following the messianic jewish reading schedule and reading the weekly Torah, Haftarah, and Gospel portions accordingly.  I’ve been most struck by the incredible amount of things I’ve learned in the Torah (1st 5 books of the … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness; Wednesday Wisdom

I just returned from an amazing weekend of camping in Denver where we had a close encounter of the mountain lion kind.  A tip for those of you who are interested in tracking mountain lions, or not tracking mountain lions … Continue reading

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