Category Archives: Bible musings

Made Alive!

I was dead.  In my sin.  I was wrapped in myself, completely enfolded in my excessive, unnecessary flesh, and Jesus gave me new life.  He had already forgiven all my sin, piling it on Himself during that time on the … Continue reading

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The Ransom

In today’s world, we mostly use the word ransom in connection with kidnapping. The kidnapper has taken a hostage and demands a ransom.  When I read that God “paid a ransom” to buy me back from sin, it bothered me. … Continue reading

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It’s All About Sin

 Having greeted them, he showed them his hands and his side. The talmidim [disciples] were overjoyed to see the Lord. 21 “Shalom aleikhem! [Peace be with you!]” Yeshua repeated. “Just as the Father sent me, I myself am also sending you.” Having … Continue reading

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Pruning–the Cuts that Clean

I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. 3 You are … Continue reading

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The Formula for Healing

In John 9, there is a man who was born blind. The disciples discussed his case in a scholarly fashion, but they didn’t ask about healing. After all, he was BORN blind.   The text doesn’t say, but perhaps he … Continue reading

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Rise Up and Walk

  Whatsoever things are true…think on these things. Phil 4:8 My latest Bible study is so full of good thoughts.  It has been a life-changing idea to me that the past is not a True thing. While we do learn … Continue reading

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Pour Me, Lord

I’ve always loved this little song. So much truth, so much purpose, so much beauty in just a few words! It always reminds me of 2 Samuel 23:15-17, when David was hiding out in a cave while the Philistines controlled … Continue reading

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