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Words and Hearing; September 9, 2019


Psalm 108:1 My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing and make music with all my soul. Someone once recommended this verse to my wife as a faith declaration when she was having heart trouble, because in another translation … Continue reading

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God’s Dominion; September 4, 2019


Psalm 103:22 Praise the Lord, all his works everywhere in his dominion. Praise the Lord, O my soul. This verse echoes the first verse of this Psalm, but whereas the first verse focuses on the private, the internal, this verse … Continue reading

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Persecution; June 7, 2019


2 Timothy 3:12 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. In the West, the minute we taste persecution we tend to think, “I didn’t sign up for this.” Yes, we did, … Continue reading

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Trusting God; March 29, 2019


Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. This is one of the most quoted verses in the whole Bible, but … Continue reading

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Serving God; March 21, 2019


Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” Some see this as Paul stubbornly … 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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Living for Jesus; November 30, 2018


2 Timothy 2:11-13 Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with him, we will also live with him; if we endure, we will also reign with him. If we disown him, he will also disown us; if we are … Continue reading

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