Tag Archives: Gifts

Missio on the Tabernacle: Faithful, Not Successful

The clock will soon strike “lunchtime” on the final work day of the week. I’m racing to complete as much as I can before the natural tides of distraction come and sweep me away, causing me to shift gears to … more »

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Missio on Grumbling: Noticing the Manna God Provides

Numbers 11 recounts a terrible yet far too familiar story of discontentment, ingratitude, and the resulting anger of God being administered. The sobering conclusion of the passage begins to put into perspective how seriously the Lord takes these things. While … more »

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Missio on Grumbling (Numbers 11)

It must be one of our favorite pastimes as a culture: complaining about our work.  Grumbling.  And certainly there are times where complaint is legitimate, where things at work are unjust.  But there are also plenty of times where we … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab: If Talking is a Skill, Then it’s Mine

Skills are inherent, innate, gifts from God. Before our creation God has endowed us with a set of skills that we are to use for his glory and to further the Kingdom. But just because skills are supposed to be … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab: The Task and the Call

Exodus 35-39 passage talks in length about the gifts and skills that the Lord gave Bezalel and Oholiab to equip them in constructing the tabernacle.  Repeated throughout is the fact that they have been filled “with the Spirit of God, with skills, … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab (Exodus 35-36)

Missio on whom?  Bezalel and Oholiab?  Even a fairly good “Bible trivia” player might need to do some searching on this pair.  They did their work in Exodus 35-39: Then Moses said to the people of Israel, “See, the Lord … more »

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