Monthly Archives: November 2016

English style in translation

In my morning reading the text was Isaiah 6:1-7:9. I have read it many times. But today I read the text in the ESV. One verse stood out as awkward English. Isaiah 6:11 Then I said, “How long, O Lord?” … Continue reading

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Dogs and me

A little different focus today. This past week a couple of vivid memories of our dogs came to mind. My life with animals and especially dogs was important when I was growing up. We lived on a farm, so cows, dogs, … Continue reading

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Church in the Midst of Turmoil

In the midst of much public angst, fear, etc. over the past week, accusations have been flung at Christians, specifically Evangelicals, about what should be done, changed, etc. In this post I will address that topic. But more, there is … Continue reading

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