Category Archives: Life In Focus

These will be short commentaries to stimulate the mind AND spirit. Hopefully they will cause you to meditate, be encouraged, inspired and maybe even taught a little.

The Legacy of Sodom and Gomorrah

THROUGHOUT Scripture and in countless extrabiblical works, Sodom and Gomorrah and the other cities of the plain (Genesis 13:12) stand as a symbol of divine judgment for collective wickedness. What was once a well-watered, fertile region is today barren, full … Continue reading

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Scattering and Gathering

THE CONFUSION of languages at Babel was an explosive moment in history. It introduced geographic and linguistic barriers that survive to this day. However, in breaking up the unified community at Babel, God was working out His purposes. He knew … Continue reading

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Is Work a Curse?

WHAT was the curse that God put on creation (Genesis 3:17–19)? One of the most stubborn myths in Western culture is that God imposed work as a curse to punish Adam and Eve’s sin. As a result, some people view … Continue reading

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Sin Is a Choice

Pastor’s Note: This is a new category that will consist of short commentaries on some of the practicalities of this life we live. Hopefully they will help stimulate your thoughts and maybe help you to meditate on some of the … Continue reading

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