Jesus is the Bread of Life

  This is the final article of the four-part series on 2 Kings 4.  There are at least four foreshadows of Jesus Christ in 2 Kings 4.  We considered Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, and Jesus Christ, the Resurrection and the Life, as well as Jesus Christ, our Righteousness.  Today...
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Jesus is our righteousness

  Welcome to round three of our four-part series on 2 Kings 4.  We have been looking at foreshadows of Jesus Christ found in 2 Kings 4.  The focus of week one was Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, as the widow was redeemed from debt she could not pay (2 Kings 4:1-7).  Last week’s...
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The Resurrection and the Life

  This is the second article of a four-part series on 2 Kings 4.  There are at least four clear foreshadows of Jesus Christ in 2 Kings 4.  Our focus last week was on Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, and we saw the Redeemer at work in God’s provision of oil in the widow’s jars. ...
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I am Redeemed

Living two millennium since Christ walked the earth, we have the privilege of reading the eye witness accounts of those who heard Jesus teach and saw Him perform miracles, stand before false accusers in a mock trial, suffer and die on the cross, defeat death, and ascend into...
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Enjoy the ride

  I love the movie, National Treasure.  It appeals to my interest in history, mystery, and action, and it is a movie I can watch with my children.  Riley Poole is the humorous sidekick.  He is intelligent and wonderfully sarcastic.  The movie is essentially a race to find...
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Going to the chapel

  Two good friends of mine were recently married.  It was a joy to be a part of their big day.  It was an outdoor wedding with the magnificent North Dakota Badlands as their back drop.  The groomsmen were handsome in their grey tuxedos, and the bridesmaids were beautiful in...
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Blinded by the light

  My youngest daughter insisted we attend the Swimming Under the Stars event at the local outdoor pool last weekend.  She was in swimming party heaven as a DJ played music and free hotdogs were being served.  They even had a photo booth complete with a table full of fun...
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No regrets

  I love my three daughters, and I have been working to spend more time with them.  It helps that they have started playing tennis.  My youngest daughter is still too young for tennis club, but she is old enough to hit some balls with her dad. I recently reserved a court and...
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Stuff my dad taught me – working hard is good

  My family moved to North Dakota during the oil boom of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s.  My father and my uncles enjoyed working with their hands and playing in the outdoors.  Recreation generally involved a fishing pole or a hunting rifle.  These are common ND...
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Stuff my dad taught me – respect others

  My dad worked several different jobs over the years.  His years in law enforcement are second only to his time working construction.  Both can be very macho professions with plenty of testosterone to go around.  I grew up among men who carried guns or nail guns… or both. ...
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