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Your Sweater's on Inside Out

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.  –CS Lewis.

Typically, my neighbor schleps Zach to school each morning.  I’m the afternoon shift.  606 palabras más

Family Life

Fri, Dec 9th

By: Chad Hyatt

Psalm 72.1-7, 18-19

Reflection—v. 4, ‘defend the cause of the poor of the people’

Psalm 72 paints a clear picture of Jewish expectation for God’s kingdom by the portrait of an ideal king. 202 palabras más

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The "still, small voice" was a real voice

The “still small voice” Bible passage is often misinterpreted.   It pertains to the Prophet Elijah after his amazing victory over the prophets of Baal at Mount Carmel.  739 palabras más

Bible

Thurs, Dec 8th

By: Chad Hyatt

Matthew 3.1-12

Reflection—v. 2, ‘the kingdom of heaven’

The kingdom of God is easier to understand when we see what it looks like—what God wants. 186 palabras más

Atlanta

The Power of a Single Word

Receive . . . Enjoy . . . Let go

Freighted with meanings and memories, associations and reflections far beyond their official definitions, words can be an invitation to pay attention. 754 palabras más

Book Review

Wed, Dec 7th

By: Chad Hyatt

Matthew 3.1-12

Reflection—v. 2, ‘kingdom of heaven’

In my experience, people get really confused about the kingdom of God—and especially when, as we hear it here, Matthew’s distinctive language is used, ‘kingdom of heaven.’ (Folks think it has something to do with when we die, for example, which it really doesn’t.) But kingdom language is pretty much what it appears to be on the surface: God ruling as king in our world. 118 palabras más

Atlanta

Tues, Dec 6th

By: Chad Hyatt

Matthew 3.1-12

Reflection—v. 6, ‘they were baptized by him’

Since we are confessing, I like my routine—my daily rituals. These little actions—a cup of coffee, a tussle with my dogs, a fingered rosary on the drive to work—give me a sense of the order of things. 194 palabras más

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