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Divine Appointments; October 1, 2021


Acts 16:18 She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so troubled that he turned around and said to the spirit, “In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!” At that moment … Continue reading

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Faith; August 2, 2021


Habakkuk 3:18-19 yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go on the … Continue reading

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Choices; July 6, 2021


Proverbs 28:9, 14 If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable.Blessed is the man who always fears the Lord, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble. These two verses present very contrasting … Continue reading

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Growth; February 11, 2021


Isaiah 49:20 “The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, ‘This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.’” For once I prefer the NIV here to the Japanese. The Japanese … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty; October 10, 2020


Jeremiah 33:1-3 While Jeremiah was still confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the Lord came to him a second time: “This is what the Lord says, he who made the earth, the Lord who formed it … Continue reading

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Trusting God; July 9, 2020


Zechariah 11:16 For I am going to raise up a shepherd over the land who will not care for the lost, or seek the young, or heal the injured, or feed the healthy, but will eat the meat of the … Continue reading

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Situational Obedience; April 6, 2020


Luke 22:35-36 Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and … Continue reading

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God’s Spirit; March 30, 2020


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. In the first 12 verses of this chapter, this verse and verse 12 have echoed most strongly … Continue reading

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Trusting God; February 23, 2019


John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” I have preached many times on various parts of this first half of John 14, and verse 6 is one that I quote frequently, … Continue reading

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Context; December 31, 2018


Isaiah 43:189 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.” Context is essential when reading the Bible. God has just referenced when He divided the Red Sea, which was several hundred years in the past when He said … Continue reading

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