Daily Archives: January 7, 2011

spiritual mechanics

Luke 4:8-12.  Some teach that getting what you want from God is a matter of spiritual mechanics.  All you have to do is find some promise in the text of scripture, put your faith in it, and act out that … Continue reading

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a rock and a hard place

Psalm 6.  David is suffering between a rock (apparently an illness from which he needs healing (2)) and a hard place (his enemies gloating over his misfortune).  He does not want to die for two reasons. First, the state of … Continue reading

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