Tag Archives: distractions

Abiding; January 12, 2020


John 8:31-32 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Verse 32 is widely quoted, … Continue reading

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Hearing God; November 24, 2019


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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Priorities; October 27, 2019


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. It’s interesting to me how many verses in Proverbs bring to mind Jesus’ famous statement in Matthew 6:33. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and … 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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Repentance; July 6, 2019


Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord your God will circumcise your hearts and the hearts of your descendants, so that you may love him with all your heart and with all your soul, and live. This chapter as a whole is talking … Continue reading

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Loving God; June 29, 2019


Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. This is the Shema, called that from the … Continue reading

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Idols; June 19, 2019


1 John 5:21 Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. I’m sure I’ve never written on this verse, but I was drawn to it by the very fact that it’s not underlined in my Bible! Why would this be the final … Continue reading

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