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Leadership; May 6, 2021


1 Samuel 12:23 “As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right.” As I said in … Continue reading

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Words; May 1, 2021


1 Samuel 1:17 Eli answered, “Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.” Eli’s words to Hannah were very simple, but because he was the priest, Hannah received them as from … Continue reading

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Confirmation; April 29, 2021


Judges 6:36-37 Gideon said to God, “If you will save Israel by my hand as you have promised– look, I will place a wool fleece on the threshing floor. If there is dew only on the fleece and all the … Continue reading

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Symbols and Tradition; April 23, 2021


Numbers 21:8 The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” When people’s faith is weak, as was certainly the case here, physical objects … Continue reading

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Bold Prayer; April 18, 2021


Genesis 24:12 Then he prayed, “O Lord, God of my master Abraham, give me success today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.” This is a very interesting story. We don’t even know the name of this servant/slave, though it’s … Continue reading

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Siblings; April 12, 2021


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. Thinking about it, this verse tells us a great deal. In the first place it tells us … Continue reading

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The Lordship of Christ; April 1, 2021


John 19:15 But they shouted, “Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!” “Shall I crucify your king?” Pilate asked. “We have no king but Caesar,” the chief priests answered. Here, the priests were being honest! In a way it … Continue reading

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Imagination; March 25, 2021


Matthew 17:2-3 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. This frankly reads like something … Continue reading

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Active Obedience; March 21, 2021


James 4:17 Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins. Ouch! This verse has got to bite any thinking believer. We tend to think of sin in terms of commission, things we do … Continue reading

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Genuine Faith; March 12, 2021


Acts 14:23 Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust. Over the years I have become more and more impressed with … Continue reading

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