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    Be Strong and Courageous

    A guest post by Lauren Crews | Strong. Courageous. I love these words so much I had them tattooed on my arm in Hebrew. Hebrew letters are more than sounds strung together to make words. Ready to explore a fresh layer of meaning?

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  • The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus: The Resurrection and the Life

      “I AM the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25) Frankly, I approached this post with some trepidation. “The resurrection and the life” is, after all, the very core of […full post]

  • The Way The Truth The Life

    A Last Supper and a Simple Message: The Way, the Truth and the Life

    Distressed & dispirited in the face of disease & despair? We lost sheep can cling to a simple truth through grim days: “I AM the way.” My spiritual gift is teaching. In Greek, that’s διδάσκω, didaskó, from which we get our English didactic! Perhaps that explains my penchant for auguring into esoteric detail. 🤔 By […full post]

  • Plague Pass Over: Lamb's Blood on the Lintel

    Lamb’s Blood on the Lintel: Why a Loving God Allows a Plague

    Why Does a Loving God Allow a Plague? A timely question, given that Passover will be observed next Wednesday! The answer is clear for the plagues unleashed on Egypt during the Exodus. Then I will take you for My people, and I will be your God; and you shall know that I am the Lord […full post]

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    The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus: The True Vine

    “I AM the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.” (John 15:1) This is the eighth, and next-to-final, post in a series on The Life-Giving I AMs of Jesus. I’ve been honored to develop this series in partnership with Lauren Crews, a soon-to-be-published author and a regular guest here at Five Stones and a Sling. You’ll find the […full post]

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