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Kingdom Parables

by Karen Kurth Key Verse:   Jesus also said, “The Kingdom of God is like a farmer who scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, while he’s asleep or awake, the seed sprouts and grows, but he does not understand how it happens. The earth produces the crops on its own. First a leaf blade…

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The Rest of God

The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan “A great book on the Sabbath principle both as a day and an attitude.  Highly recommend!” Jonathan Bourbeau  “A great read for anyone yearning for rest. This book both challenged and gave me a new sense of freedom in the way I practice Sabbath.  Poetically written.”  Lena Larsen 

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Practicing sabbath is a rhythm of rest in which we lay down our work and our worries to delight in God and celebrate His love. Sabbath has as its purpose rest, restoration, renewal as expressed in the commands for Sabbath, Sabbatical year, and Jubilee (Lev. 25)). It is an opportunity stop or cease and let…

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The Lies that Bind

by Lena Larsen “God, the Master, The Holy of Israel, has this solemn counsel: ‘Your salvation requires you to turn back to Me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in complete dependence on Me—The very thing you’ve been unwilling to do.’” (Isaiah 30:15, MSG) There are…

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