Deus Providebit

It was late in the afternoon about this time of year when Josh and I decided to drive down and catch the Vespers at The Abbey of Gethsemani. We lived in Louisville, and so the trip to Trappist, Kentucky was just a quick jaunt. The service was refreshing, as always, but when we returned to…

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Leviticus: How He Can Draw Near

We saw in Exodus that as God’s presence among his people increases so increases the reflection of his character in his people. The presence and nearness of the Lord is still in focus in Leviticus: Among those who are near me I will be sanctified … (Lev. 10:3) What is God doing for Abraham’s family…

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Exodus as Mirror Making

In yesterday’s post on Genesis, I tried to explain the contrast between Genesis 4 and the way the Abraham’s family treated each other toward the end of the book. God said that he was going to do something special with Abraham’s family, and you can see his work, at the very least, in the way…

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From Genesis 4 to Forgiveness

I read Genesis over the past two days. I don’t think I have ever read the book in such large chunks. I want to note a few things that stood out. First, the repetition — my goodness, the narrative is like an echo chamber of swirling similar events. Second, the slow down with Genesis 12…

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WWDC21

I want to point out the parts of this year’s WWDC keynote that I found most exciting. This post is essentially my notes, taken while watching it for the second time. Intro The intro video is always fun, and I really like this one. It was quirky and cool and funny. I know it was…

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