Tag Archives: failures

Failures; July 23, 2020


Matthew 14:28-29 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. The whole story is … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; June 3, 2020


Psalm 38:15 I wait for you, O Lord; you will answer, O Lord my God. Sometimes I think David had a spiritual advantage in not having the things we depend on, like modern medicine, so he was forced to depend … Continue reading

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Failures; May 4, 2020


1 John 3:19-20 This then is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence whenever our hearts condemn us. For God is greater than our hearts, and he … Continue reading

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Baggage; December 31, 2019


Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the … Continue reading

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Trust; September 14, 2019


Psalm 118:8-9 It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man. It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes. This is an extremely practical statement of fact/bit of advice. … 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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God’s Grace; May 30, 2019


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Easter; April 21, 2019


2 Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. What a marvelous passage for Easter! Actually, the message of Easter is throughout the … Continue reading

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Imperfection; January 2, 2019


2 John 1:4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us. When you think about it, this is a pretty remarkable statement. John has great joy … Continue reading

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October 23, 2016


Luke 22:31-32 “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” What a deeply meaningful incident! It … Continue reading

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