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The Politics of Envy; July 27, 2021


Daniel 6:5 Finally these men said, “We will never find any basis for charges against this man Daniel unless it has something to do with the law of his God.” Politics and envy haven’t changed throughout human history. This story … Continue reading

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God’s Omnipotence; July 23, 2021


Jeremiah 32:27 “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” I have always loved how God quoted Jeremiah’s own words from verse 17 back to him here. God had told Jeremiah in some … Continue reading

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The Only God; July 12, 2021


Isaiah 37:20 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God. “ Once again we have a record of Hezekiah’s focus and faith. He … Continue reading

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Response to Crisis; July 11, 2021


Isaiah 37:1 When King Hezekiah heard this, he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and went into the temple of the Lord. King Hezekiah lived in pretty terrible times, but he was definitely one of the better kings of … Continue reading

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Obedient Prayer; July 9, 2021


Isaiah 7:10-12 Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, “Ask the Lord your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights.” But Ahaz said, “I will not ask; I will not put the Lord to … Continue reading

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Wise Prayer; July 7, 2021


Proverbs 30:8-9 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’ This is a … Continue reading

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Wisdom; July 5, 2021


Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. This particular truth is repeated numerous times throughout the Bible, but we seem to have a hard time really getting it into our awareness. … Continue reading

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God Cares; June 21, 2021


Psalm 55:22 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. To be honest, I had forgotten that this was in the Old Testament. I just had Peter’s expression of this … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer; June 20, 2021


Psalm 54:7 For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes. The introduction to this Psalm indicates it was written when David was in yet another really tight spot. That … Continue reading

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Boldness; June 13, 2021


Psalms 6:8-9 Away from me, all you who do evil, for the Lord has heard my weeping. The Lord has heard my cry for mercy; the Lord accepts my prayer. We don’t know what gave David this assurance that he … Continue reading

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