Category Archive: The Bible

Thankful today for the legacy of Billy Graham
Posted February 21st, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

The year was 1999, and what was known at that time as the TWA Dome became the focal point of three significant happenings in St. Louis.  First, the Pope visited our region.  The second was the ascent of our NFL football team the St. Louis Rams toward the Superbowl.  But the third major event that […]

Coffee Mugs and Context – Part 3
Posted January 18th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

This is the third part of a series of blog posts I have written addressing the ways that we use Scripture, and specifically the fact that often the passages we use for our life verses can be ripped from their context and used in ways that are actually opposite of the intended meaning of the […]

Coffee Mugs and Context – Part 2
Posted January 12th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

The other day I published a blog post about a Tweet of Isaiah 45:3 and the comments following.  It raised a bit of a concern that I wanted to address.  As I was writing, I realized that it would be better if I broke my thoughts up into a few different posts.  My goal is […]

Coffee Mugs and Context – Part 1
Posted January 10th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

As I was trolling Twitter I came across a Tweet from a pastor that I have long respected (and I still do).  The post was fairly simple, he posted the text of Isaiah 45:3, which reads: I will give you the treasures of darkness and the hoards in secret places, that you may know that […]


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