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An (Imagined) Biddy Chambers Interview (Part 2)

I’d love to conduct a Biddy Chambers interview. I have so many questions. I’m just not sure she’d answer them. (See part 1 of this Chambers interview fantasy here). Take, for example, why she went to Egypt. Traveling to Egypt MU: What were you thinking? BC: “I was no different than any other woman serious […]

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A Conspiracy of Breath–the Writing of Hebrews?

A Conspiracy of Breath, Latayne C. Scott, Priscilla and Aquila, literary fiction, who wrote the New Testament Book of Hebrews? Priscilla's Letters

I recently savored my friend Latayne Scott’s new novel A Conspiracy of Breath. It provides an interesting answer to the question, “Who wrote the New Testament‘s Book of Hebrews?” Scott believes it may have been a woman named Priscilla–the wife of a man named Aquila. She makes a compelling argument in a beautifully written work […]

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How to Choose a Fall Bible Study

Bible Study, how to choose a Bible study, what Bible book should we study in the fall? God's will, teaching Scripture, Bible study choices.

“How will we choose our fall Bible study?” My co-teacher stopped in the aisle of the Christian book store. “Shouldn’t we pray?” “I assume you have been praying,” I said. She nodded. “Is there a study in particular you want to do?” “I didn’t really get an answer,” she said. “Maybe we should pray again?” I shrugged. […]

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The Importance of My Utmost for His Highest

Why is My Utmost for His Highest an important book? It’s one of the best selling devotionals of all time–publishers don’t even know the total number of copies sold. (The most educated guess puts the number at more than 14 million copies.) Many people around the world read My Utmost for His Highest regularly. It tops […]

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My Faith and My Utmost for His Highest

Faith and My Utmost for His Highest, what's the good of prayer, how has Utmost affected me? Mrs. Oswald Chambers, conviction, Elisabeth Elliot

My Utmost for His Highest caused my faith to grow ever since I picked up the devotional in 1999. I’d been a Christian many years by that point, but I never used a devotional before. I’ve not used any other devotional since. Oswald Chambers‘ masterpiece–compiled by his wife Biddy–is enough for me. Here are five […]

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