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The irony of salvation

I was recently struck by the irony in the way that several Bible characters were saved. Take the following as examples: Noah was saved by water. It was the same water that wiped out his world (Gen 7v22-23). Moses lead Israel through more waters; again, these same waters then drowned…

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Inn Bethlehem

In which we are surprised to discover a valuable lesson in the somewhat tenuous link between Jesus' birthplace and the kindness of Barzillai. For this one we'll probably need reminding who exactly Barzillai was. It's late in the reign of King David. Although his adultery with Bathsheba is a thing…

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