Name the Prophet

21st August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

In GGC:OT 2 I gave each of the prophets a name based upon either the content of the prophet’s message or the way he proclaimed his message. These are not the only names that could have been used. If you were to give each of the prophets a name, what would you call him? Here’s a teaching » Read More

Just an Ordinary Person — Part 2

12th August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

I was reading Jesus on Trial by James Montgomery Boice and Philip Graham Ryken in preparation for writing Unit IV of GGC:NT1 and got a thought-provoking insight on “the ordinary person.” The author was discussing who actually killed Jesus. The Jewish religious leaders killed Jesus because they falsely accused him of blasphemy and condemned Him » Read More

Just an Ordinary Person!

9th August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - 2 Comments

“She’s just an ordinary person.” That what the speaker said this morning during the worship service. He was talking about his sister, a linquist (or in other words, a missionary) working in China. The speaker showed some slides of his sister as a teenager, and emphasized the point that his sister was ordinary, just like all » Read More

One Thing You Lack

5th August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

Today I’m writing Chapter 26 of God’s Great Covenant:New Testament 1, and another spiritual application from America’s Got Talent struck me. (Who would have thought that this reality show would provide so many spiritual insights!) As contestants appear before the judges, Piers Morgan is apt to say, “You have a good act, but one thing » Read More

This Means Everything to Me

5th August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

I’m not someone who, generally speaking, watches reality shows, but this summer America’s Got Talent has grabbed my attention. It’s a combination of unbelievably wierd,  self-deceived wannabes and surprisingly gifted, hardworking  entertainers with hidden talent.  I watch in amazement to the singers who declare unequivocally that they can win the competition,  and then their screeching makes me want to » Read More