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Parental Discipline; October 11, 2022


Proverbs 23:13-14 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die. Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death. Talk about politically incorrect Biblical truth! In some places, … Continue reading

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Tests; October 8, 2022


Proverbs 15:32 He who ignores discipline despises himself.but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. As a teacher for over 40 years myself, I was shocked and saddened recently to see a news item of a college professor who was fired because … Continue reading

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Political Persecution; December 1, 2021


Psalm 35:18 I will give you thanks in the great assembly; among throngs of people I will praise you. This Psalm seems very contemporary, because it describes political persecution. The fact that David endured so much of it shows that … Continue reading

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Sin and Repentance; May 13, 2021


1 Kings 8:46 “When they sin against you–for there is no one who does not sin–…” Solomon really doubles down on the subject of repentance. Paul was hardly being original when he wrote, “for all have sinned and fall short … Continue reading

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Weeds in the Church; February 28, 2021


Matthew 13:29 “‘No,’ he answered, ‘because while you are pulling the weeds, you may root up the wheat with them.’” It’s very difficult to pull out one verse from this parable, because all seven verses are very much part of … Continue reading

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Correction; October 14, 2019


Proverbs 12:1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. This could hardly be plainer or more to the point. There is no telling how much potential has been wasted by people who have refused correction. … Continue reading

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Tests; July 27, 2019


Psalm 26:2-3 Test me, O Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth. This strikes me as a rather foolhardy prayer! David loved God, … Continue reading

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Discipline; January 10, 2019


Revelation 3:19 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. Verse 20 is very famous, depicted in paintings and quoted in songs and evangelistic materials. However, this verse is generally overlooked, because we don’t like … Continue reading

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Discipline; September 29, 2018


1 Corinthians 11:31-32 But if we judged ourselves, we would not come under judgment. When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world. Every language has them, but … Continue reading

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March 1, 2013


Christian lifeHosea 14:9 Who is wise? He will realize these things. Who is discerning? He will understand them. The ways of the LORD are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. The progression in the … Continue reading

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