Posts Tagged “God”

Job Pt 2 (Chapter 3)

by Glenn on September 8, 2014

We like to say, “Everything happens for a reason.” That’s not “the Royal We,” by the way—that’s the expression many Americans use to explain difficult circumstances without an apparent cause. We struggle to make sense of our situation and so (…)

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Imagine

by Glenn on August 23, 2014

1. Is there a song that drives you crazy? Hum a little bit of “It’s A Small World” and I know many people will shout, “No-o-o-o-o-o-o!” to try and keep the tune out of their head. I don’t know why. (…)

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Job Pt 1 (Chapters 1–2)

by Glenn on August 23, 2014

The Old Testament lectionary reading has taken me to the book of Job. It’s been a while since I’ve read it through. I’m only two chapters in, but what an odd, difficult-to-process book. We meet Job the man in the (…)

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Psalm 30:7–8

by Glenn on August 20, 2014

Today’s reading included Psalm 130. Verses 7–8 say, “O Israel, put your hope in the Lord, for with the Lord is unfailing love and with him is full redemption. He himself will redeem Israel from all their sins.” It was (…)

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Haiku from Sermon | 3 August 2014 | Bill Clem

by Glenn on August 3, 2014

haiku reflecting on the themes and statements in a message (3 August 2014) on Isaiah 52–53 by Bill Clem from the series The Story at Imago Dei Community, Portland, Oregon: i they aren’t cheerleaders the prophets show a straight line (…)

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