Tag Archives: God and evil

4 Minute Daily Devotions: Resident Evil

Our community in Knoxville is grieving and angry this morning. A while ago, a young couple – Chris Newsom and Channon Christian – were car-jacked, kidnapped, raped, tortured, horrendously mutilated, and savagely murdered by a gang of people over several … Continue reading

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The Shack : Bible Study 16 – The Final One!

Chapter 18: Outbound Ripples   P242    The images and memories began to flood back so powerfully that he felt like they might pick him up and sweep him off his bed and out of this world. And as he remembered … Continue reading

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The Shack – Bible Study 15

Chapter 17: Choices of the Heart   P231:   Jesus gently relieved him of his burden and together they went to the shop where he had been working.   As Mack walked around the box he immediately recognized the etchings in … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 14

Chapter 16: A Morning of Sorrows   P218    The man standing next to him looked a bit like Papa; dignified, older and wiry and taller than Mack. He had silver white hair pulled back into a ponytail, matched by a … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 13

Chapter 15: A Festival of Friends   P209    Mack – He could see that the stars were in motion, not hurriedly but smoothly and with precision, as if there were grand celestial conductors coordinating their movement.   Q: Why are … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 12

Chapter 14: Verbs and Other Freedoms   P194    Mack even sang a few songs, a couple of old hymns and a couple of old folk songs. Singing was also something he had not done in a long time.   Q:        … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Valkyrie

Evelyn and I have our own New Year’s Day tradition of going to the movies to see a new blockbuster. There’s usually a show mid-morning, so it gives us the rest of the day to relax and perhaps do some … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 07

Chapter 9: A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away   P128    Mack about Sarayu (Holy Spirit) – No wonder so many people are a little unnerved at relating to her…She obviously is not a being who is … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 06

Chapter 7: God on the Dock   P105    …but Jesus went straight to Papa and, kneeling at her feet, began to wipe off the front of her clothes. He worked down to her feet and gently lifted one foot at … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 05

Chapter 6: A Piece of Pi   P88      God: or if you don’t want to do that, you can do whatever you want.   Q: is this what is meant by free will? What does it mean to you?   … Continue reading

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