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Weird Names

Day Eight of “Through Advent with Isaiah” Isaiah gives his children some strange names. At some point Isaiah and his wife had a child, and named him Shear-jashub. This means “a remnant will return”. This is usually taken to be … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-Three of An Advent Calendar: The Peaceable Kingdom

Monday, December 19, 2016     Monday after the Fourth Sunday of Advent Isaiah 11.1–9 Revelation 20.1–10 John 5.30–47 The text of the readings follows after the comments. The reading from Isaiah and the reading from Revelation both deal with the reign … Continue reading

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