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Discovering Habakkuk
March 3rd, 2024
Background InformationLike other minor prophets, this book was written by a man whose name is also the title of the book. We know little about him other than that he was “Habakkuk the prophet” (Hab 1:...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Job
August 6th, 2023
Historical SettingThe events of this book occur in patriarchal times, which is that period during or near the lifetime of Abraham. We conclude this in because of Job’s lifespan (42:16), how he offered...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Esther
July 23rd, 2023
IntroductionThough we don’t say it in words, we often live as though the details of our lives are guided by fate rather than God. We expect God’s involvement at church, when we read the Bible and pray...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Resting in the God Who Knows
June 25th, 2023
Psalm 139:1-6As children enter their toddler years, they add a new word to their vocabulary and use it a lot – why. As their brain and thought processes develop and mature, they experience an increasi...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Samuel
May 21st, 2023
In our English Bibles, the Old Testament (OT) features a special six-book series: 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, and 1-2 Chronicles. These are actually three books in the Hebrew Bible: Samuel, Kings, and Chro...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The King of Suffering
April 2nd, 2023
I remember two workbenches from childhood. The first was my father’s in the garage of our home. He kept all the surfaces clean and every tool and container in its place. The second workbench was my gr...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller

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