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Review of The Shack

Marianne Grano—review of The ShackNote: This review is not well footnoted in any way and was done quickly in an informal style. You’ll have to just trust me that Scripture and The Shack say what I say that they say! I had the pleasure of meeting Wm. Paul Young at SpringHill. Paul is a friendly, […]

Colossians 2:8-23

8See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the universe, and not according to Christ. 9For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, 10and you have come to fullness in him, who is the head of every […]

Luke 6:12-26

[12] Now during those days he went out to the mountain to pray; and he spent the night in prayer to God. [13] And when day came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them, whom he also named apostles:[14] Simon, whom he named Peter, and his brother Andrew, and James, and John, and […]

Psalm 145

1 I will extol you, my God and King,and bless your name forever and ever.2 Every day I will bless you,and praise your name forever and ever.3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;his greatness is unsearchable.4 One generation shall laud your works to another,and shall declare your mighty acts.5 On the glorious […]

Genesis 18:22-33

[22] So the men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, while Abraham remained standing before the LORD. [23] Then Abraham came near and said, “Will you indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?[24] Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will you then sweep away the place and not forgive it for […]

Daniel 6:1-15

1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred twenty satraps, stationed throughout the whole kingdom, 2and over them three presidents, including Daniel; to these the satraps gave account, so that the king might suffer no loss. 3Soon Daniel distinguished himself above all the other presidents and satraps because an excellent spirit was in […]

Luke 5:1-11

[1] Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, [2] he saw two boats there at the shore of the lake; the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. [3] He got into one of […]

1 John 4:7-21

7Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might live […]

Psalm 115

[1] Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness.[2] Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?”[3] Our God is in the heavens; he does whatever he pleases.[4] Their idols are silver and gold, the work of human […]