Tag Archives: blessings

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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A Jealous God; December 18, 2019


Matthew 6:21, 24 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” “No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise … Continue reading

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Blessings; October 2, 2019


Psalm 144:15 Blessed are the people of whom this is true; blessed are the people whose God is the Lord. In verses 12-14 David describes abundant material blessings, so it is clear that is what he is talking about here. … Continue reading

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Witnessing; August 15, 2019


Psalm 66:16 Come and listen, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me. In reading this Psalm just now it strikes me that the Psalmist isn’t just talking about good stuff God has … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Blessings; February 2, 2019


Luke 1:58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. God’s blessings are to be shared in various ways, and one of those is simply to let others know about … Continue reading

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