Tag Archives: God’s plan

The Church; November 12, 2020


1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him; for God’s temple is sacred, and you are that temple. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Trusting God; November 5, 2020


Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. That this would be the passage for today shows God’s foreknowledge and perfect … Continue reading

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Mad at God; October 14, 2020


Jonah 4:1 But Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry. It strikes me that Jonah is a fairly extreme example of God using imperfect human beings. As is common with us all, Jonah wanted to call the shots, to be … Continue reading

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Calling; March 3, 2020


Ephesians 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. When it comes to Ephesians, I feel like writing a whole devotional on each verse! It’s no … Continue reading

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The Gospel; April 15, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:3-4 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to … Continue reading

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God’s Eternal Plans; April 2, 2018


Luke 24:27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself. Every true Bible scholar would love to have a detailed record of what Jesus told those two … Continue reading

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Recovering from Mistakes; July 28, 2017


2 Kings 8:4 The king was talking to Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, and had said, “Tell me about all the great things Elisha has done.” Sometimes the Old Testament narrative leaves questions about chronology. It seems … Continue reading

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June 11, 2015


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. Many, many people wonder about the reason for their existence, and here we have it in … Continue reading

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January 20, 2015


Job 40:6-7 Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm: “Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.” What comes across to me here is not anger, but maybe even wry amusement. … Continue reading

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December 14, 2014


Isaiah 53:6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. This is perhaps the first verse I can remember having … Continue reading

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