1. The Lord has remembered to help his servant Israel, to fulfill his promises to Abraham and to his offspring forever, not mostly or mainly because of his mercy, but exclusively so.
  2. This week, we’ll take a closer look at what it means to have a God who remembers us. Today, 1517 Scholar in Residence Chad Bird first introduces the Old Testament meaning behind the word and the Hebrew way of remembering.
  3. When I finished this book, I loved the Bible, and the Bible’s author, even more. And I can’t imagine a better endorsement than that.
  4. Do you ever wonder if God thinks His plan is worth all of the suffering that His son went through on our behalf?
  5. Who can ascend the holy mountain? Who can enter the gates of the eternal city?
  6. Psalm 82 gives us a glimpse into the cosmic realm where God pronounces judgement on the fallen angels.
  7. When God changed Jacob’s name to Israel, thereafter his story was linked into as God’s story. Psalm 8 speaks of the human being, as humanity, but also of Christ.
  8. That a celestial phenomenon should be appropriated worldwide for iconic value or to illustrate a mythological legend makes perfect sense. One cannot copyright the rainbow.
  9. Israel cries out to God, to remember his promises.
  10. O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord. Thus he says to these bones. Behold, I will cause breath to enter you, and you shall live.
  11. The manna God provides is never tasty enough. God never lives up to your expectations. So silently or audibly you wish for an easier way.
  12. The mother of this prophet is visited by the Mother of God. In the coming together of these two pregnant women, we see the coming together of the old and the new.

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