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Considering “the way of the LORD”

All four gospels quote Isaiah’s message to “prepare the way of the LORD.” The term is ambiguous to most modern readers. It’s first usage concerns Father Abraham, who was willing to leave everything behind and head toward a place of blessing, not knowing where he would end up.  The Hebrew word translated as “way” is derek. While it can mean a literal road or a path, our subject today is assuredly a manner of walking, or, in other words, a lifestyle.

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