Tag Archives: gratitude

Overcoming Evil; January 21, 2023


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. This verse encapsulates the very dense collection of good advice from verse 9 onward. If everyone lived by these principles, this would be a wonderful world indeed! … Continue reading

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The Love of Jesus; January 12, 2023


John 17:24 “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.” It struck … Continue reading

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Poverty; December 24, 2022


Luke 2:7 And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. We seldom think about the poverty of the … Continue reading

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Ordinary Blessings; November 28, 2022


Luke 1:14 “He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth.” We have the record of the fulfillment of the last part of this verse in verse 58 of this very chapter, … Continue reading

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The Choice to Rejoice; November 17, 2022


Habakkuk 3:18-19 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go on the … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; November 6, 2022


Isaiah 65:12 “I called but you did not answer,I spoke but you did not listen.You did evil in my sight,and chose what displeases me.” This is a very solemn judgment. It’s an expansion of verse 11, that speaks of “forsaking … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; October 30, 2022


Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. Frankly, some … Continue reading

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Giving God Credit; October 22, 2022


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. This chapter has a number of very deep statements, making it difficult to isolate one for meditation. Verse two – “You will … Continue reading

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Tomorrow; October 12, 2022


Proverbs 27:1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. This immediately brings to mind the extremely similar passage in James 4:13-16. The point is, as this verse says explicitly, that we … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; September 28, 2022


Psalm 119:176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands. After this great long Psalm in which the writer comes across as a great Bible scholar, he ends with this humble, … Continue reading

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