Tag Archives: Old Testament

What Job Knew (And It’s Good News–No, Really!)

Phyllis Nissila FIRST, THE REALLY BAD AWFUL NEWS At first glance the Old Testament book of Job is not well received and for good reasons. Here is a man, a righteous man (even God thinks so–see chapter 1 verse 8), … Continue reading

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Immanuel of Old and of New (Christmas Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila My friend Elizabeth told me she was a “hard convert,” that is, she became a Christian through studying Old Testament scriptures as a Jewish youngster in Hebrew school. What Elizabeth studied in class year after year eventually convinced her … Continue reading

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