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Perspective; December 13, 2021


Psalm 107:17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities. Continuing from yesterday, the two groups of people in today’s reading are a sharp contrast. Those described here are what we would consider a … Continue reading

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Depression; November 14, 2021


Revelation 8:3-4 Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne. The smoke of the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; June 9, 2021


Job 42:10 After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had before. We are often very slow to realize that blessing others results in our blessing. Here, … Continue reading

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Giving; February 19, 2020


2 Corinthians 8:12 For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have. This verse expresses a very important principle. We tend to compare things on a … Continue reading

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Class Action Prayer; August 18, 2019


Psalm 70:4 But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation always say, “Let God be exalted!” David was in another tough spot here, but he knew better than to make … Continue reading

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Praise!; July 2, 2019


Deuteronomy 10:21 He is your praise; he is your God, who performed for you those great and awesome wonders you saw with your own eyes. The first phrase in this verse jumps out at me: “He is your praise.” In … Continue reading

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Loving Your Neighbor; June 25, 2019


Leviticus 19:18 “‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.’” Jesus was spot-on when He said that this, along with the command to love God, … Continue reading

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God’s Gifts; June 8, 2019


Philemon 1:6 I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. I think the NIV translators hit the ball out of the … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; May 26, 2019


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Relationships; May 15, 2019


Philippians 3:1 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. This gives the strong impression that there was … Continue reading

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