Sacred Work

July 30, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 36 Common sense, spiritual sense and yes, it is the tradition of our people. Different tasks assigned and accepted, according to differing abilities. The strategy makes good sense. Holiness accentuates our work. The gifting of God, caused by God, granted by God, placed by God, Potter to theContinue reading “Sacred Work”

Money for a Building

July 23, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 37:1 – 38:31   Please read the passage The Tabernacle was a packable, transportable, spiritually significant meeting place. God was Designer and Architect. The detailed construction story opened in Exodus 25. Bezalel’s work in building the traveling tent—the Tent of Meeting—the Tabernacle, is detailed in Exodus 37-38. For thoughtful disciplesContinue reading “Money for a Building”

No Cheap Ticket

Friday, July 16, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 34:1–35           Preparation— Did you remember to bring stone tablets? Before you arrive in the Presence, are you even thinking of stone tablets?  “Stone tablets? No, it never occurred to me. You mean that’s my admission ticket?” one disciple replied. [When you come before Me,] “The Lord said to Moses,Continue reading “No Cheap Ticket”

A Pregnant Path

July 9, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5 Expectant women know that on a certain day—a delivery is coming. The precise hour of the clock, the bursting of new life, is typically an educated estimation. Pregnancy leads to labor and delivery, and hopefully abundant life. Words of promise surround the events of Christ’s promisedContinue reading “A Pregnant Path”

As The Imperfect Disciple

July 2, 2021 Two posts for Imperfect Disciples are available for your reflection. Check them out by date. April 6, 2021 June 17, 2021 These are the first posts in an occasional series which continues throughout the year. Grace and peace to each of you. To all friends throughout the United States of America–happy JulyContinue reading “As The Imperfect Disciple”

Training Days

June 25, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 23 During training days, when the people of God were being called, formed and enlightened as to their new identity, specific instructions were provided. Exodus 23 specifies a few of these, some of which remain among the elementary truths of our Faith: “Do not spread false reports. Do notContinue reading “Training Days”

The Imperfect Disciple

June 18, 2021 When the Spotlight Feels Like Fire Scripture Resource Passage: Exodus 6 Moses’ words of self-description, “…I speak with faltering lips,” are emotionally bracketing bookends within his soul (Exodus 6:12 & 30). Today’s Scripture resource is held together with identical-twin statements.  When we repeat our words and phrases, when we repeat ourselves inContinue reading “The Imperfect Disciple”

Ill-lit Fires of Destruction

June 11, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: Acts 9 When you don’t know what you don’t know, ignorance could be dangerously compounding. According to the historical record of Acts 9 spiritual ignorance once achieved a deadly level of “murderous threats” (Acts 9:1). The fires of destructive spiritual passion leapt from one burned-life, torching many others. NoContinue reading “Ill-lit Fires of Destruction”