Tag Archives: James MacDonald

The Inerrancy of Proverbs

How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver. — Proverbs 16:16 It just hit me. Anyone following me on Twitter knows that I’ve been spending a lot of time in … Continue reading

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The Love of God… Overcomes Obstacles

“We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” — Romans 8:28 NIV Life is just plain hard. Things go wrong all the time. There are … Continue reading

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How could I not be consumed by You?

  About a year ago, I wrote about Lindsay McCaul and Andi Rozier, two of the most amazing worship leaders I’ve had the privilege to know or be led by in church. Recently, another fantastic artist has crossed my path, named … Continue reading

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The Garden of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane was not at all what I pictured from reading about it in the Bible. I imagined a vast apple orchard, where Jesus was betrayed in the midst of flowering trees and green meadowy grass. Maybe a … Continue reading

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Yardenit (Baptismal Site on the Jordan River)

One unbelievable opportunity presented to everyone on the tour was to be baptized in the Jordan River. Yardenit, just south of the Sea of Galilee where the Jordan exits to head south to the Dead Sea, is a place dedicated … Continue reading

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Mount of the Beatitudes

After another olive oil soaked breakfast, we made our way to the Mount of the Beatitudes to a spot near where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount. There is of course a church built there … Continue reading

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