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Praise and Obedience; September 27, 2022


Psalm 119:108 Accept, O Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. Verse 105 is insightful and has been set to music numbers of times, but this verse strikes me this morning. The word that stands … Continue reading

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Companions; September 26, 2022


Psalm 119:79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. I chose this verse from reading it in the NIV, but then I read it in Japanese and noticed an interesting distinction: where the NIV … Continue reading

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Applying Truth; April 11, 2022


John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” Every time we hit this verse in our readings I feel compelled to write on it, because it is so vitally important. This is … Continue reading

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Delighting in God; March 17, 2022


Psalm 37:3-4 Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. This Psalm as a whole deals with the … Continue reading

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Obeying God; July 26, 2021


Jeremiah 42:20 “You made a fatal mistake when you sent me to the Lord your God and said, ‘Pray to the Lord our God for us; tell us everything he says and we will do it.’” It’s dangerous to ask … Continue reading

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God’s Omnipotence; July 23, 2021


Jeremiah 32:27 “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” I have always loved how God quoted Jeremiah’s own words from verse 17 back to him here. God had told Jeremiah in some … Continue reading

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Idolatry; July 15, 2021


Isaiah 44:17 From the rest he makes a god, his idol; he bows down to it and worships. He prays to it and says, “Save me; you are my god.” Just recently Bill Whittle and Alfonzo Rachel had an episode … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy; July 4, 2021


Proverbs 15:8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. This is another expression of a truth that is stated countless times throughout the Bible, and that is that God cares about … Continue reading

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Sincerity; May 14, 2021


1 Kings 8:60-61 “…so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the Lord is God and that there is no other. But your hearts must be fully committed to the Lord our God, to live by his … Continue reading

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The Word of God; December 22, 2020


Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Every bit of today’s … Continue reading

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