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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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Encouragement; January 26, 2022


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. Over the space of … Continue reading

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Sincerity; May 14, 2021


1 Kings 8:60-61 “…so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the Lord is God and that there is no other. But your hearts must be fully committed to the Lord our God, to live by his … Continue reading

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Financial Blessing; February 24, 2021


Haggai 1:6 “You have planted much, but have harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a … Continue reading

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God’s Part and Our Part; December 23, 2018


2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Christian living is always a tension between what God has … Continue reading

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Sleep; November 28, 2017


Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— … Continue reading

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November 2, 2015


Deuteronomy 1:30-31 “The Lord your God, who is going before you, will fight for you, as he did for you in Egypt, before your very eyes, and in the desert. There you saw how the Lord your God carried you, … Continue reading

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