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God is Stable

Throughout the course of time God's people have constantly moved because God himself moves. When David sought to build a fixed temple, God responded, "I have not lived in a house since the day I brought up the people of Israel from Egypt to this day" (2 Sam 7:6). Jesus, when people expressed their desire to follow him replied, "Foxes have holes, and birds have nests, but t...

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The Powerful Word

Several days ago I read through 2 Ki 22-23 which tells of king Josiah and the reforms he brought to Judah, including demolishing idols, deposing corrupt priests, and restoring the Passover. These were sweeping reforms and ones that were sorely needed. What struck me more than the reforms themselves was the impetus of them: God's Word. Hilkiah, the high priest, was rooting...

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The Warmth of Light

I want to express my thanks to you and to God for our worship last week. As a parish, we have been planning and preparing for Bishop Ken's visit with us, which included my installation and confirmation of several parishioners. Both were moving to me and I am grateful to have a part in what the Lord is doing in Emmanuel. I was encouraged by the time I had with Bishop Ken, ...

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