Author Archives: jwfisch

Walking into heaven

We had a thoughtful comment about death from one of our readers after yesterday’s Catch about Enoch, one of the two people we know of who have been ushered into heaven without dying. Our reader made a distinction between death … Continue reading

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Walking with God

And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. Genesis 5:24 KJV Sometimes I just love the King James version of the Bible. Enoch was and then suddenly he was not. How boring to say he … Continue reading

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The new covenant prevails

But Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, with her family and all who belonged to her, because she hid the men Joshua had sent as spies to Jericho—and she lives among the Israelites to this day. (Joshua 6:25) King David’s great-great grandmother was … Continue reading

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Let it be free

“The days are coming,” declares the Lord,     “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel     and with the people of Judah. It will not be like the covenant     I made with their ancestors when I took them … Continue reading

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Tender mercies

This week we are looking for the new covenant in the Old Testament of the Bible. Most Christians have a tendency to think about the Old Testament as being all about the old covenant, and the New Testament all about … Continue reading

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How do you say ‘Thank you’ for this?

Today we honor those men and women who have served their country on behalf of us all. They answered the call. They gave the best years of their lives to protect our freedoms. They put themselves in harm’s way. They … Continue reading

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The other side of the generation gap

Those were the days my friend We thought they’d never end We’d sing and dance forever and a day We’d live the life we choose We’d fight and never lose Those were the days, oh yes those were the days … Continue reading

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Where boomers and millennials “R” both OK

As if we needed one more reason to be divided. On top of huge chasms in politics, conservative and liberal philosophies, racial divides, and the ever widening gulf between the haves and the have-nots, we now have a generational divide … Continue reading

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