Broken Heart

This was a part of what hit me hard yesterday…followed up by a Torah Bible Study exploring what it means to Blaspheme last night……definitely a theme of the day…

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As Christ-followers we are committed to allowing the Bible to shape our lives, our way of being-in-the-world. We also recognise that the Bible gives us access to God, to understanding both who he is and what he desires for our lives. And, it is this latter idea that I’d like to reflect on in this devotion.

Sometimes the image of God that we have is informed more by what we want (or even need) God to be than by what the Bible actually says about God. We typically think of God in abstract terms such as, omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent, eternal, etc. While these terms are informed by parts of the Bible, there are other parts that present a different perspective on God, for want of a better way of putting it, a flesh-and-blood perspective. These passages force us to rethink our understanding of God and invite us into a deeper…

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