Tag Archives: being used by God

Proclaiming Good News; October 29, 2022


Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” This is a justly famous verse, memorialized … Continue reading

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Giving God Credit; October 22, 2022


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. This chapter has a number of very deep statements, making it difficult to isolate one for meditation. Verse two – “You will … Continue reading

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Age; September 10, 2022


Psalms 92:14-15 They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” The first two verses of this Psalm are … Continue reading

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Hearing God; August 5, 2022


Job 33:14 “For God does speak–now one way, now another– though man may not perceive it.” Elihu is something of a mystery because he wasn’t one of Job’s “three friends,” and he appears suddenly from chapter 32 and gives a … Continue reading

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The Work of a Minister; June 16, 2022


Colossians 1:28-29 We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. This is a … Continue reading

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Words; May 17, 2022


Acts 2:14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.” This was … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ; April 19, 2022


Acts 1:1-2 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had … Continue reading

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Winning Souls; April 5, 2022


Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. I’ve seen this verse quoted many times in relation to personal evangelism, quite memorably in an evangelism class in seminary. However, … Continue reading

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Comforting; January 27, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any … Continue reading

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Women in Ministry; January 19, 2022


Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church in Cenchrea. In reading through this great list of names I was quite struck with how many women there are, starting with Phoebe. In her case, … Continue reading

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