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On the relatability of King Saul

When reading historical sections of the Old Testament, one of the thoughts that frequently crosses my mind is Wow, Israel, that was stupid. Over and over again, despite repeated words of warning, despite circumstances proving God’s provision, despite extremely real, tangible expressions of God’s actual, physical presence and power, the people screw up, doubt, lie,… Continue reading On the relatability of King Saul

Bible · Christianity · Exodus · Food · Gospel of John · Jesus · Reading · routine · Spiritual

Food for thought

Though I grew up in the church, spirituality doesn’t come naturally to me. I suck at “feeling” the presence of God, and I have a hard time figuring out what being in a relationship with Jesus is supposed to be like. (“Rely on Jesus”? Should that mean more than hoping/praying really hard that he’ll help… Continue reading Food for thought

Bible · Christianity · Exodus · life · Reading · routine

Daily dose of Jesus

My sophomore year of high school, I decided I would read my Bible every day. I don’t remember being prompted from any sort of spiritual conviction. Mostly, I just noticed my Bible had a daily reading calendar in the front and I kind of took it as a challenge. The calendar had readings in Genesis… Continue reading Daily dose of Jesus