Obed-Edom

Last Sunday we focused in on a story from 1 Chronicles 13:13-14.  David begins to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem.  In a hasty attempt to load the ark on a cart pulled by mules, the ark begins to slide off and Uzzah reaches out to steady the…

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1 Chron. 10-20 Learning and Questions

One way we can be learning and growing together is to share our insights or questions with one another for further discussion.  Feel free to comment below about questions or insights you’ve seen as you’ve been reading this week. Let me start: One thing I have underlined in my Bible…

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Week 1 Videos

In case you missed it yesterday, we started our series on the Chronicles of the Kings.  We’re reading through 1&2 Chronicles over the next couple of months.  To help us get an overview of the book. we had a video to give us an idea of some of the major…

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How Bible Genealogies Preach the Good News

Here’s what I found as I flipped through the Christianity Today for Jan./Feb. that just came in the mail.  God is good!  Even in the mundane – even the boring – passages of Scripture, God’s good news is revealed.  Even these lists of difficult names are breathed into by God…

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Chronicles Overview

We’re getting ready to kick off our new series on the book(s) of Chronicles.  To help us keep an overview of the book in mind, the picture below might remind us of some of the big themes of 1&2 Chronicles.  (Hint: If you click on the image below it should…

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Reading Schedule for Chronicles

I’d love to have you read along with us through the books of 1&2 Chronicles over the next two months.  You can check back at this blog for further insights into the world of the text that we might not have time for in the Sunday morning sermons.  I hope…

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Chronicles of the Kings

Good worship.  Welcoming in the stranger.  Seeking to build peace among God’s people.  I suppose this could be a list of ideals for which we at Spring Creek are striving.  However, these are also some of the themes of the books of 1 & 2 Chronicles. Originally one composition, Chronicles…

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An Unexpected Christmas

Many of us have heard the Christmas story many times.  We could recite the story from Luke 2 either having heard it time and time again, or from watching reruns of Linus delivering the Christmas story to a frustrated Charlie Brown.  We have heard it so often that, for many…

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Telling the Story

     “In the beginning….”  If you were going to write a story about God’s activity in the world, could you think of a better way to begin that story than, “In the beginning”?  And if you came to the final conclusion of that story, how would you end such…

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Ready. Set. Slow.

September is almost here.  Kids are back in school.  Sports, band, choir and other extracurricular activity schedules amp up.  Labor Day brings the end of summer and we’re back to a “normal” routine. We’re off and running.  In the church we resume regular Wednesday Night Alive soon, choir kicks off…

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