Month: June 2021

Awesome stencil on a book cart outside of Green Apple Books in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond district.

Without Preconceptions

Prejudices and Preconceptions So often, we approach the Bible with suitcases full of prejudices and preconceptions. Maybe we don’t think Jews should possess Israel. Perhaps we cringe at the Scriptures that evangelists have shouted. We refuse to accept any Scripture penned by the apostle Paul because we adamantly oppose some verse that he wrote. Most …

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Imperatives

Our words matter God has this thing about words. Really. He treats our words as imperatives. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “imperative” as expressive of a command, entreaty, or exhortation. We seldom think of our words this way. Now, to be fair, we know we’re speaking an imperative when we yell, “Shut up, I’m trying to …

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