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The Line of Kings in Matthew compared with the Hebrew Scriptures

United Kingdom of Israel David (1010-970 BCE) Replaced Saul, Narrative of David runs from 1 Samuel 16-1 Kings 1 in the 1 &2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings telling of Israel’s story. It runs from 1 Chronicles 11-22 in Chronicles … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 23-A Righteous Branch and Unrighteous Prophets

Jeremiah 23: 1-7: The Righteous Branch 1 Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says the LORD. 2 Therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who shepherd my people: … Continue reading

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Imagining Advent- A poem

In a world come of age that no longer dreams When the spiritual is banished to some distant past And feelings and dreamings of the romatics are exorcised In the cold harsh world of facts and data and pundits Can … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 3b: The Exile, Reconstructing Identity-Narrative, Practice and Hope

James Tissot, The Flight of the Prisoners Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and … Continue reading

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