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BIAY - Bible in a year - April 25th 2015

This article is part of a series called Bible in a year, for the full year please check out our BIAY home page, or for April check out our… 37 more words



Image by Christine Renney

Being of secular turn of mind this name was unknown to me but I loved it so much I took the picture and then looked up its meaning, which is the title of this image.


April 25, 2015


Old Testament: Esther 8

New Testament: Philippians 2:12-18

My Scripture:  Esther 8

Summarize: King Xerxes gives Mordecai Haman’s signet ring, and Esther then appoints Mordecai over Haman’s estate (which King Xerxes had given to Esther). 333 more words

New Testament

Anger and hatred

04.25.2015 Old Testament: 2Sa 13.21–22

To read the Bible in a year, read Second Samuel 13–14 on April 25, In the year of our Lord 2015… 128 more words

Old Testament

Lamentations 2: 18-22; Ezekiel 37: 1-14. An Anzac Day Sermon.

I don’t know about anyone else here today, but ANZAC Day always fills me with feelings of deep ambivalence. On the one hand, I want to honour all those people – combatants and non-combatants alike – who endured the trauma of war; I want to acknowledge their suffering; and I want also to pay tribute to the resilience that carried them through conflict and into the possibility of peace. 1,910 more words


If the Old Testament Law was meant to be temporary why is it always called eternal, enduring, and everlasting?  

Why is the Old Testament called eternal?

Most evangelicals say that the Old Testament was meant to be temporary covenant, one that was planned to be replaced by a better covenant, if that’s the case, why is this covenant (or series of them) in the Old testament frequently called an “everlasting covenant” not a “temporary covenant”? 305 more words

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