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The Sin-Bearing Sufferer (Psalm 38)

In Psalm 38, David feels the overwhelming burden of his sin and the corresponding displeasure of YHWH. He feels as if he is a cursed sin-bearer. Awareness of your sin and God’s hatred of it The psalmist is quite aware of two things: the evil of his own sin, and God’s great displeasure of it. …

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The Power of God through Woman’s Childbearing

This past week my wife Floriana gave birth to our eighth child, Sophia Nyumbola Natline Brindle. Witnessing my wife give birth to our children allows me to behold the glorious power of God in a woman’s labor. In light of how excruciatingly painful it is to push out a7 pound human through a small opening, …

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