Take the Old King Off Life Support

BFB210419 King Uzziah Smitten With Leprosy
“Uzziah Smitten with Leprosy – 2 Chronicles 26:9.” London, Cassell & Company Ltd, c.1860 (via Blue Letter Bible).

We want the Lord to move and make things right, but often we ourselves are the reason He is holding back. Maybe instead of hoping He will fix the old things, we should ask how we can help Him usher in something new and better.

Leviticus 12:1-15:33; Numbers 12:1-15; 2 Chronicles 26:1-23; Isaiah 6:1-13; Luke 7:18-23; 2 Timothy 3:1-17

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Music: “I See The Lord,” Paul Baloche, performed by Promise Keepers, Turn the Tide 2001, Maranatha, 2002.

A Born Again Creation

Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer (The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog), Caspar David Friedrich, c 1817, Kunsthalle Hamburg via Wikimedia Commons.

Transcending our present imperfect reality is a universal longing. The Bible tells us about that transcendence in the context of new birth and resurrection. It is the work of God, but do the people of God have some work to do as well?

Genesis 1:26-27, 2:7, 5:1-3; Isaiah 42:1-9, John 3:1-6; Luke 4:14-21, 7:20-23; Romans 8:18-23

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Music: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24, performed by Herbert Von Karajan and the Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert Von Karajan Conducts, Ameritz Music Ltd. 2014.