Monthly Archives: January 2021

Giving to God; January 15, 2021


Exodus 23:16 “Celebrate the Feast of Harvest with the firstfruits of the crops you sow in your field. Celebrate the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather in your crops from the field.” I am struck … Continue reading

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Humility and Assurance; January 14, 2021


Genesis 41:16 “I cannot do it,” Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires.” Here we have the key to all of Joseph’s success. His past successes in interpreting dreams could easily have gone to his … Continue reading

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Denial of God; January 13, 2020


Genesis 8:22 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Primitive peoples had very little understanding of the physical universe. Their cosmology certainly didn’t have the earth … Continue reading

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The Invitation; January 12, 2021


Revelation 22:17  The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. I know I’ve written … Continue reading

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God’s Agents; January 11, 2021


Rev 1:4-5 John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne, and from Jesus … Continue reading

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Humility; January 10, 2021


Jude 1:1-2 Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, To those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ: Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. Every … Continue reading

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Rewards; January 9, 2021


2 John 1:8 Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. I don’t think this is talking about losing salvation, but it is certainly talking about losing various rewards … Continue reading

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Lawlessness; January 8, 2021


2 Peter 3:13 But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, the home of righteousness. Today’s whole passage, from verse 8 through the end of the letter, seems spot-on to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; January 7, 2021


2 Peter 1:8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because verse 9 had such a liberating effect on me over … Continue reading

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Anxiety; January 6, 2021


1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. This was one of the first Scriptures I memorized as a child, but it is still a very good one to meditate on. I like the … Continue reading

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