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Anger; August 1, 2021


Jonah 4:9 But God said to Jonah, “Do you have a right to be angry about the vine?” “I do,” he said. “I am angry enough to die.” Jonah is probably the most famous of the group called “the minor … Continue reading

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Sleep; June 11, 2021


Psalm 4:4, 8 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. In my … Continue reading

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Intercession; April 25, 2021


Deuteronomy 9:26 I prayed to the Lord and said, “O Sovereign Lord, do not destroy your people, your own inheritance that you redeemed by your great power and brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.” God certainly gave Moses … Continue reading

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Leadership; November 21, 2020


2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, good-by. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. Parting remarks can be very revealing, because they can … Continue reading

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Mad at God; October 14, 2020


Jonah 4:1 But Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry. It strikes me that Jonah is a fairly extreme example of God using imperfect human beings. As is common with us all, Jonah wanted to call the shots, to be … Continue reading

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Opposition; August 2, 2020


Mark 3:5-6 He looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts, said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out, and his hand was completely restored. Then the Pharisees went out and … Continue reading

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Anger; July 28, 2020


Matthew 21:19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, “May you never bear fruit again!” Immediately the tree withered. Just the other day … Continue reading

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Self-control; June 15, 2020


Proverbs 16:32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. The overall impact is the same, but it’s interesting to see that the Japanese renders this verse as, “He … Continue reading

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Jonah; December 10, 2019


Jonah 4:3-4 “Now, Lord, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live.” But the Lord replied, “Is it right for you to be angry?” Jonah is famous for the miraculous circumstance of his … Continue reading

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Troubles; August 1, 2018


John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” I probably quote this verse more than any other, … Continue reading

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