Tag Archives: salvation

Seeing

Job 42:5 “My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you.” Luke 2:27-31 “Moved by the Spirit…Simeon took [Jesus] in his arms and praised God, saying: ‘Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your … Continue reading

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Scarlet Ropes

Joshua 2:8-9a, 12, 13b-14, 17 “Before the spies lay down for the night, [Rahab] went up on the roof and said to them, ‘…please swear to me by the Lord that you will show kindness to my family because I … Continue reading

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Ransom

Hosea 3:1-2 “The Lord said to me, ‘Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress.  Love her as the Lord loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods…’  So … Continue reading

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Debt

Deuteronomy 15:1-2 “At the end of seven years you must cancel debts.  This is how it is to be done:  Every creditor shall cancel the loan he has made to his fellow Israelite.  He shall not require payment from his … Continue reading

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Shepherd

Exodus 2:11b-12, 15-17 “[Moses] saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his own people.  Glancing this way and that and seeing no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand…When Pharaoh heard of this, he tried … Continue reading

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Thorns

Genesis 3:17-18 “To Adam [God] said, ‘…Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.  It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the … Continue reading

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Costly Water

2 Samuel 23:15-17a “David longed for water and said, ‘Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!’  So the three mighty men broke through the Philistine lines, drew water from the … Continue reading

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