Blog Posts from February 2019

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Leviticus 11–12. God isn’t afraid of sinners

by slpcenglish

24 February – 2 March 2019. Leviticus 11–12 (click to read). Even if we don’t know the Old Testament laws very well, one thing we probably do know is that the ancient Jews divided many things into “clean” and “unclean” categories. This was the case for animals and food, but also for people. We see many […]

Leviticus 3. Thank God!

by slpcenglish

17–23 February 2019. Leviticus 3. Thank God! (click to read). Many cultures and religions around the world have had the idea that their gods needed to be fed. Food is important to us, and we like to feed the ones we love. It’s not surprising then that people also wanted to feed the gods they […]

Matthew 26:57–75. Letting others know we are Christians

by slpcenglish

10–16 February 2019. Matthew 26:57–75 (click to read). A friend once told me how when she was back in school she decided to find a new church to attend. One Sunday morning she visited a church nearby, and during the service she noticed that one of her classmates was there, too. After worship her classmate […]

Matthew 23. Being God’s good representatives

by slpcenglish

3–9 February 2019. Matthew 23 (click to read). We all know about Jesus’s incredible love, his graciousness, mercy, and gentleness. But in today’s reading we see a very different side of Jesus. We see him truly furious. Matthew 23 is unique in all the gospels, because it’s in this chapter that we hear Jesus’s harshest, […]