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House of Cards

On April 15, 2019, the world watched in horror as the cathedral at Netre Dame burned. Estimates for rebuilding the cathedral are now approaching 2 billion dollars. The secular French government has committed to its reconstruction, “no matter the cost.” For many, Notre Dame and buildings like it stand as a representation of their religious traditions. For others, it is more about national pride and the cathedral’s history, art, and architecture. The deconstruction of such buildings is a tragedy affecting…

The Desert of Disappointment

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

A Little Help From My Friends

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

When God Stalls

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

The Staff of God

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

The School of “Not Yet”

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

Sacrificial Love

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…

Listening for the Cries

Planted within Moses’ story is a symbolic reminder of his function as God’s instrument. Throughout the Bible, we read that Moses carried a staff. God used it to convince Moses that he would not be alone throughout the journey (Exodus 4:2-5). The staff was again used to prove to the Hebrews as well as the Egyptians that Moses was indeed God’s messenger (Exodus 4:30 and 7:9-10). It was used by Moses during five of the ten plagues (see Exodus 7-10),…