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Idolatry; January 3, 2022


Jonah 2:8 Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs. This is a very profound and true statement that deserves a lot of thought. Jonah himself was probably thinking of literal idols, statues to be … Continue reading

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The Name of the Lord; November 16, 2021


Leviticus 22:32-33 “Do not profane my holy name. I must be acknowledged as holy by the Israelites. I am the Lord, who makes you holy and who brought you out of Egypt to be your God. I am the Lord.” … Continue reading

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Jonah; July 31, 2021


Jonah 2:8 “Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs.” Just recently there was a news item from the US that greatly illuminated the story of Jonah. A swimmer was indeed taken into the mouth … 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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Idols; October 13, 2020


Jonah 2:8 “Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs.” This verse is underlined in both Japanese and English in my Bible, but I don’t really remember reading it. It is powerful indeed, particularly for … Continue reading

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Unintended Idolatry; November 29, 2019


Hosea 2:8 “She has not acknowledged that I was the one who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil, who lavished on her the silver and gold– which they used for Baal.” We are so prone to forget … Continue reading

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Glory to God; September 11, 2019


Psalm 115:1 Not to us, O Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. This is an anonymous Psalm, but that certainly doesn’t mean it isn’t anointed. This initial statement/prayer expresses … Continue reading

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The Foundation; June 23, 2019


Exodus 20:20 Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.” The 10 Commandments are rightly spoken of as … Continue reading

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Idols; June 19, 2019


1 John 5:21 Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. I’m sure I’ve never written on this verse, but I was drawn to it by the very fact that it’s not underlined in my Bible! Why would this be the final … Continue reading

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Seeking Jesus; February 7, 2019


Luke 24:5-6 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” I have … Continue reading

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