Contemplative Bible Reading

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Tear Your Hearts Instead

February 6th, 2016 · No Comments

Joel 3:13a (New Living Translation) Don’t tear your clothing in your grief, but tear your hearts instead. I love the how the message is worded in this phrase. In the day of Joel the prophet, people would literally tear their clothes to express grief. I suppose what some people do today is punch or kick […]

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Selling Your Sons and Daughters

September 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Joel 3:7-8 (New International Version 2011) 7 “See, I am going to rouse them out of the places to which you sold them, and I will return on your own heads what you have done.8 I will sell your sons and daughters to the people of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabeans, […]

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Tags: Joel · Old Testament