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The 5 Offerings in the Old Testament

The sacrificial system of the Old Testament was a means of grace by which the relationship between God and humanity begins to be restored. Ultimately, the sacrificial system was inadequate, which is why Jesus came to earth. But the 5 main Old Testament sacrifices are worth knowing, and Jeremiah Garrett provides some basic information here.

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"You Have One Job Today"

Go do some good today. Who will you be good to today? How will you do it? Ask the Holy Spirit for ideas, prompts and guidance. He lives for this.

From: J. D. Walt

"Michael Smith ~ God and Dog"

All great Trinitarian theology includes the concept of the sacrifice of self. Each person of the Trinity looks and submits to the other in the mystery of who God is. We are called to share in the same self-sacrifice. Different relationships can teach us how to do so. Often preachers use marriage as a reminder of self-sacrifice. What is our message to those who are single?

From: Wesleyan Accent

"Live Dead Africa"

My prayer for my own life is that I will ask God to help me to live dead. I need to live dead every day that I might fulfill God’s calling in my own life. May that be the prayer of the whole church as it brings the whole gospel to the whole world.

From: Timothy Tennent

"Parable of the Baby"

“Whenever a baby is born, the parents should plant two more trees to produce oxygen for the baby to breathe. Many times, however, they cut down two trees to make a larger house or a bed for the baby. What is more important: to have a big house or to have oxygen to breathe?”

From: Howard Snyder

New At Seedbed

The New Room Conference

Get ready for new voices, new conversations, and old and new friends. The first annual New Room Conference is coming to Franklin, TN, September 17-19, 2014. Are you ready?

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