Joe Woodfin

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August 25, 2013

Jeremiah 1:4-10 One of my seminary professors is fond of discussing Jeremiah 1:8 as a comforting yet terrifying thought. “‘Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you,’ says the Lord.” On one hand, it is a promise of...

June 2, 2013

1 Kings 18:20-39 One of the threads running through the lessons for today is not so much “Who is God?” as “Who (or what) is not God?” The prophets of Baal are character actors in this story, cast to show the utter futility...

March 3, 2013

Exodus 3:1-15 I feel comfortable in assuming that no one reading these notes has ever been confronted by God in the physical form of a burning bush. But we do have vocabulary for talking about being “called” by God or following the “...