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Power of intercession

The apostle James tells us that we lack, because we don’t ask. The context is within the framework of wisdom. And when it comes to prayer, we often need wisdom in just what is it we are going to pray. … Continue reading

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God’s secret wisdom.

Paul speaks in 1st Corinthians about God’s secret wisdom. And what is that secret wisdom? It’s none other then Jesus Christ, who was destined for our glory before time began. The secret of God’s wisdom is that in Christ, all … Continue reading

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God has given us the spirit of love!

2Ti 1:7  for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and sound mind. The love of God is a wonderful gift. For love grants us power, love and sound mind. Fear is the opposite … Continue reading

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A few rambling thoughts about Wisdom Literature

I have been working through C.Hassell. Bullock “Ecclesiastes,” in An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books, revised and expanded (Chicago: Moody Press, 1988)190 ..for my exegesis assignment. He makes an interesting point that the Wisdom books may be considered … Continue reading

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Week 2 reflections on Proverbs 1- 4 & Dell and Murphy’s readings.

One of the striking things that appeared to me in reading chapters 1-4 is how the themes of the 10 Commandments – fear God, honour your parents, don’t kill, steal, covet, commit adultery (both spiritual and physical), don’t bear false … Continue reading

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What’s the point! Is life meaningless?

I have chosen Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 as the passage to exegete as part of my current studies and these are a few of my rambling thoughts on the passage. 2 “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” You … Continue reading

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Back to the books! – Wisdom Literature

I have had a somewhat eclectic few months of blogging while enjoying the summer break from study. Before then I had a regular blogging theme on the Minor Prophets, a subject that I really enjoyed.  Today marks the return to … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer: Wisdom

The Best Wisdom is recognising the cross of Jesus Christ as the insurable love of God for all people, for us as well as our enemies.   Testament of Freedom 285 Bonhoeffer wrote this in Germany during world war 2. While He saw Hitler … Continue reading

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