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022 Gilded Cage: Genesis 19 and the Sins of Sodom and Gomorrah

You rarely see people contort themselves pretzel-like as they do when they try to make scripture--and God--more palatable to modern-day sensitivities. Just take a look at when they talk about Sodom and Gomorrah. Trust me--I've listened to a bunch of podcasts and...

021 Dust and Ashes: Genesis 18 and When Divinity and Humanity Meet

021 Dust and Ashes: Genesis 18 and When Divinity and Humanity Meet

So many times, we fall back on the belief that we are only human made of dust and ashes and what CAN we do, what positive change, what impact can mere mortals do in the face of overwhelming odds? In this passage, wouldn’t it have been the human thing to do to leave it “in God’s hands” because “God’s ways are far higher and whatever will be will be?” We can’t miss the persistence in Abraham’s intercession, and I believe God was pleased–not affronted–when Abraham approached him and interceded.

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

 

James 1:2-4

Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin...

 

Zechariah 4:10

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

 

Psalm 139:13-14

The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; He has compassion on all He has made.

 

Psalm 145:8-9

You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.

 

Psalm 16:11