Blog Posts from October 2017

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Isaiah 5. What are we supposed to be?

by slpcenglish

29 October – 4 November 2017. Isaiah 5 (click to read). It’s a good feeling to make plans. We sit down and think of the future, think of the great things we want to do, the places we want to visit, the things we want to achieve. It makes us excited, and it fills us […]

Psalm 103. “Bless the Lord, O my soul”

by slpcenglish

22–28 October 2017. Psalm 103 (click to read). We all know that Jesus commands us to forgive others. Jesus tells us not to take revenge, not to pay back evil for evil, but to be ready to forgive people for the things they have done to us. While we all know this, sometimes we forget […]

Psalm 96. A heart full of joy!

by slpcenglish

15–21 October 2017. Psalm 96 (click to read). Have you ever noticed that in so many ads and on so many billboards the models are almost never smiling? Look through any fashion magazine and you will see photo after photo of models with serious expressions, angry and dramatic faces, but hardly ever a real smile. That’s […]

2 Peter 2. Following the right path

by slpcenglish

8–14 October 2017. 2 Peter 2 (click to read). Today we come to one of the strangest texts in the New Testament. The so-called “Second Letter of Peter” uses Peter’s name and claims to be written by Jesus’s disciple Peter, but from the very beginning church leaders knew that wasn’t true. As a result, during […]

2 Samuel 23–24. It’s not too late to live well

by slpcenglish

1–7 October 2017. 2 Samuel 23–24 (click to read). As David’s life comes to an end, what’s left over from his reign? What is it about David that we will remember the most? Is it his poetry and songs, his military battles, or his many failings and sins? When historians sit down to write about […]