Tag Archives: focus

Faith; August 6, 2020


Mark 9:23-24 “‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for him who believes.” Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Matthew’s telling of this episode came up in the readings July 26th, but … Continue reading

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Focus; July 24, 2020


Matt 15:25-28 The woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.” “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs eat … Continue reading

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Focus; June 23, 2020


Isaiah 58:8 Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard. To me, this whole chapter … Continue reading

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Good News; June 14, 2020


Proverbs 15:30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. This verse rings true right now precisely because the converse is true: bad news tears us down. Last night a TV show … Continue reading

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Good Health; June 7, 2020


Psalm 107:19-20 Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. I have seen and heard verse 20 quoted … 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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Miracles; May 28, 2020


2 Kings 20:6 “‘I will add fifteen years to your life. And I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for my sake and for the sake of … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; May 19, 2020


Revelation 20:9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. When I first read through today’s passage I wondered how … Continue reading

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Standards; May 16, 2020


Revelation 3:8 “I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.” I … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 14, 2020


Revelation 2:4-5 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to … Continue reading

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