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Cell Phones and the Continually Connected Life

Session 5: Cell Phones and the Continually Connected Life This is the fifth part of a now eight-part series on faith in a digital age. It expanded due to the richness of the discussion on the internet and the amount … Continue reading

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Exodus 35-36 Beginning the Construction of the Tabernacle

The final six chapters of the book of Exodus echo Exodus 25-31. In many places I will refer to the appropriate discussion from those chapters which lay out the plan of the tabernacle, the holy items that are within the … Continue reading

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Exodus 31: The Artisans, The Sabbath and the Tablets

Exodus 31:1-11 The Divinely Gifted Artisans The LORD spoke to Moses: 2 See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: 3 and I have filled him with divine spirit,1 with … Continue reading

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Exodus 23: Justice, Celebration and Presence

Exodus 23:1-9 And Justice for All  You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with the wicked to act as a malicious witness. 2 You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness … Continue reading

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Exodus 16: A Crisis of Trust

Exodus 16: 1-36 The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim; and Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 5: The Ten Commandments Revisited

Deuteronomy 5: 1-21 The Ten Commandments Revisited Moses convened all Israel, and said to them: Hear, O Israel, the statutes and ordinances that I am addressing to you today; you shall learn them and observe them diligently. 2 The LORD … Continue reading

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Snow Day    

The snow and the ice bring the wheels of civilization creaking to a halt And for a day the factories and the machines enjoy a Sabbath Yet, I in my imagined self-importance somehow feel propelled To continue to work while … Continue reading

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