Moses

Time: Part 4—Time & God

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Time

Our conventional view of time is insufficient to explain the eternal nature of God. As the one who created our space-time universe and stands outside of time, God always was and always is; there’s never been a time when He didn’t exist. He alone is able to survey time in its entire duration. Some of the things related to God’s purposes, such as free will, election, and divine sovereignty, are mysterious to us because of our own limited view of time.

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The 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible (Story #5): Real Freedom (Exodus 20)

This entry is part 5 of 31 in the series 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible

After the Israelites were delivered from the hand of the Egyptians and they were waiting to enter the Promised Land, God, through Moses, taught them how to live in their newfound freedom. These principles, summarized in the Ten Commandments, still have a profound impact on the world today.

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The 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible (Story #4): Birth of a Nation (Exodus 1–14)

This entry is part 4 of 31 in the series 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible

The exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt and into the Promised Land was as much about the process as it was about the outcome; the same can be said of our life journeys, because God is not just taking us somewhere, but He’s making us someone in the process: a people for His own possession, for His own glory.

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Growing in Character

Wisdom for Dummies: The Book of Proverbs

People generally don’t like being called “dummies.” And yet how can we explain the overwhelming success of a series of books aimed at dummies? Beginning with the November 1991 publication of DOS for Dummies, the series now has more than 100 million books in print, dealing with everything from exercise and nutrition to managing finances to planning a European vacation.

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