Tag Archives: following God

Purpose; June 10, 2022


Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. It is no accident that the binding of my Bible is broken at this point, with … Continue reading

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God’s Plans; May 19, 2022


Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The following two years of imprisonment in Caesarea were doubtless not … Continue reading

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God’s Timing; April 26, 2022


Isaiah 49:20 “The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, ‘This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.’” We only see the surface of what’s going on. During the centuries … Continue reading

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The Way of the Lord; April 3, 2022


Proverbs 10:29 The way of the Lord is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. There is a seeming irony in this verse that is clarified only by the Gospel. It would … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance; December 26, 2021


Matthew 2:12 And having been warned in a dream not to go back to Herod, they returned to their country by another route. This whole story is so extremely familiar that it’s hard to read it with any degree of … Continue reading

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Political Persecution; December 1, 2021


Psalm 35:18 I will give you thanks in the great assembly; among throngs of people I will praise you. This Psalm seems very contemporary, because it describes political persecution. The fact that David endured so much of it shows that … 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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Decisions; June 27, 2021


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. David recognized the common human condition of being indecisive, and he wanted his decisions … Continue reading

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Legalism; May 28, 2021


2 Chron 30:18-20 Although most of the many people who came from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover, contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the Lord, … Continue reading

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Following Christ; July 13, 2020


Matt 8:21-22 Another disciple said to him, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.” But Jesus told him, “Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.” I have heard more than one message that, I think, … Continue reading

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