Tag Archives: humility

Salvation by Grace; August 1, 2020


Mark 2:17 On hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” This is an enormously important statement on the part … Continue reading

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Speaking with Authority; July 29, 2020


Mark 1:22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. I have to say that my first reaction on reading this just now was to … 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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Knowledge of the Kingdom; July 21, 2020


Matthew 13:11-12 He replied, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God; July 20, 2020


Matthew 12:28 “But if I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” It struck me just now that whereas the proclamation of the kingdom of God is at the core … Continue reading

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Stumbling; July 18, 2020


Matthew 11:6 “Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me.” This verse is actually closely linked to verse 15: “He who has ears, let him hear.” God has revealed Himself to us through His Son, … Continue reading

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Delegation; July 16, 2020


Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Jesus was very aware of delegation. The verse … Continue reading

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Complexity; July 15, 2020


Matthew 9:18 While he was saying this, a ruler came and knelt before him and said, “My daughter has just died. But come and put your hand on her, and she will live.” We get a lot more detail of … Continue reading

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Applying Wisdom; June 9, 2020


Proverbs 3:1-2 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. This chapter of Proverbs has so much extremely helpful stuff in it … Continue reading

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Receiving God’s Blessings; May 27, 2020


2 Kings 5:11 But Naaman went away angry and said, “I thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, wave his hand over the spot and cure … Continue reading

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