Seeds

“Nothing is more practical than finding God."

Unless it’s called a “sport,” I’m not much into playing games. But when Sharon and I went on a day trip to Williamstown, Mass. recently, we stumbled upon a game that’s got us hooked. It’s called Bananagrams.  Someone has described Bananagrams as “Scrabble on steroids.” Instead of everyone working on the same crossword, each player works on their own …

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A couple of days ago I came across this paragraph in a book on Old Testament theology I’m reading by John Goldingay (you know, some light summer reading). I think we need to consider what Goldingay says in order to gain a deeper, more nuanced understanding of what it means to “rest:”

Okay, back to the Trinity. I mentioned a couple of posts back that one thing that I’m finding helpful for being able to “rest” is experiencing the Trinity. I don’t mean just believing in the Trinity, but actually experiencing the Trinity Itself/Himself/Themselves. Obviously this is a subject that is more suitable for a book than for …

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Jesus, the Lord of the Sabbath, says, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” In the next two stories recorded in Matthew’s gospel, Jesus and his disciples are accused of breaking the Jewish Sabbath laws. By saying “Come to me…and I will give you rest,” Jesus is …

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How’s your Sabbath going? No, I didn’t get my days mixed up during vacation. But I did read something while I was away that got me thinking: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). I know: nothing new here. I’m guessing most of you …

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