Blog Posts from February 2017

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Genesis 17–18. Strangers in a strange land

by slpcenglish

26 February – 4 March 2017. Genesis 17–18 (click to read). In Middle Eastern culture, both in the Bible days and today, the social laws of hospitality are incredibly important. Guests and strangers must be welcomed, cared for, and honoured. It doesn’t matter if that’s a friend visiting from next door, or a complete stranger […]

Genesis 5–6. We are imperfect sinners, loved by a perfect God

by slpcenglish

19–25 February 2016. Genesis 5–6 (click to read). We human beings are such a mystery! On the one hand, the Bible tells us that God created us according to his image, to have value and dignity, and to stand just below God in honour. Not even the angels have the image of God – just us! […]

Luke 23:26–56. Is it worth being kind?

by slpcenglish

Bonus Devotional for February 2017. Luke 23:26–56 (click to read). Today we read about one of the most terrible events in all history: the crucifixion of Jesus. We followed Jesus’s story with so much hope and expectation. We watched as God left the glory of heaven to come be here with us as a small […]

Luke 21:1–19. Don’t Panic

by slpcenglish

12–18 February 2017. Luke 21:1–19 (click to read). We spoke last week about the dangerous temptation to look for signs of the end of the world. We saw how it distracts us from the work God wants us to do now, today. And even though this type of “sign reading” was popular in Bible times […]

Luke 17:20–37. Focusing on today

by slpcenglish

5–11 February 2017. Luke 17:20–37 (click to read). It’s hard to walk into a Christian bookstore these days and not find several books on the shelves about the so-called “end times”. The authors advertise how they are the only one who can really read the signs and predict the coming end of the world. They […]