Blog Posts from November 2016

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Daniel 7–8. This too will pass

by slpcenglish

27 November – 3 December 2016. Daniel 7–8 (click to read). What a shocking year we have been through. In 2016 we have seen government supported killings on the streets of the Philippines; we have watched the UK break apart and surrender to hatred in the Brexit vote; we have seen a violent grasp for […]

Ezekiel 41–42. Reflecting God in our lives

by slpcenglish

20–26 November 2016. Ezekiel 41–42 (click to read). The Book of Ezekiel began with prophecies telling the people of Jerusalem how they had ruined everything. God’s presence had been with them there in the city, God’s glory had rested in the temple. But because of the people’s many sins, they had made the land unclean, and […]

Ezekiel 29–30. A great friend

by slpcenglish

Bonus Text, November 2016. Ezekiel 29–30 (click to read). One of the best blessings in life is to have a great friend, someone who shares in our happiness and makes life enjoyable. A friend is someone who encourages us and cares for us. And best of all, a friend is dependable. When things go wrong, […]

Ezekiel 17–18. Set free from fate

by slpcenglish

13–19 November 2016. Ezekiel 17–18 (click to read). When we Christians read the Old Testament, sometimes we get the feeling that God is so frightening. Whereas Jesus spreads the good news of God’s love and amazing grace, the Old Testament seems to talk so much about God’s anger, judgement, and the way he punishes Israel. […]

Ezekiel 5–6. Being a good example

by slpcenglish

6–12 November 2016. Ezekiel 5–6 (click to read). Ezekiel is a strange and often difficult book to read because it is full of confusing and even frightening prophecies. And Ezekiel himself doesn’t just use words to share God’s message with the people. Instead he also uses dramatic and often disturbing actions. If any of our […]