Tag Archives: being used by God

Bold Prayer; June 10, 2021


Psalm 2:8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession. The Creator is speaking to the Messiah here, the Father to the Son, but there is still a principle that … Continue reading

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Judging; May 4, 2021


1 Samuel 3:9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. This was perhaps the high point of … Continue reading

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The Lordship of Christ; April 1, 2021


John 19:15 But they shouted, “Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!” “Shall I crucify your king?” Pilate asked. “We have no king but Caesar,” the chief priests answered. Here, the priests were being honest! In a way it … Continue reading

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Meeting Needs; March 7, 2021


Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’” This is a very famous teaching, but it is often ignored and/or … 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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Comfort; November 14, 2020


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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Amazing Grace; November 13, 2020


1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them–yet not I, but the grace of God that was … Continue reading

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Going With the Flow; September 5, 2020


Acts 28:6 The people expected him to swell up or suddenly fall dead, but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god. Reading the whole story … Continue reading

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Divine Appointments; August 26, 2020


Acts 3:6 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” I am reminded of the story, perhaps apocryphal, of two priests who … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Compassion; July 22, 2020


Matthew 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. This is such a picture of Jesus’ heart. He had just been told of his cousin John’s execution by Herod, and … Continue reading

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