Tag Archives: blessings

Spiritual Growth; December 20, 2020


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. Every time I read Philemon I seem to gravitate to this … Continue reading

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Spiritual Blessings; November 28, 2020


Ephesians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Sometimes the Bible writers were forced to use very general terms, because … 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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Gratitude; September 28, 2020


Psalm 103:2 Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. This Psalm is a litany of the benefits of following God. I like the way the Japanese puts it here: “Don’t forget a single one of … Continue reading

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Recognizing God; July 7, 2020


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” This sad commentary is something I’m afraid the Lord has to say about a … Continue reading

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Focus; June 23, 2020


Isaiah 58:8 Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard. To me, this whole chapter … Continue reading

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God’s Discipline; May 31, 2020


Job 5:17-18 Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. One thing that really complicates reading the … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 14, 2020


Revelation 2:4-5 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to … Continue reading

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Benediction; February 24, 2020


2 Corinthians 13:14 May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. I have no idea how many times I have spoken this benediction, but … Continue reading

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2020


Happy New Year to all my readers, faithful and otherwise. I rarely post anything that’s not an edited version of my personal devotions, but the Lord’s been giving me some thoughts that I want to share with you. I mentioned … Continue reading

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