Tag Archives: listening to God

Judging; May 4, 2021


1 Samuel 3:9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. This was perhaps the high point of … Continue reading

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Active Obedience; March 21, 2021


James 4:17 Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins. Ouch! This verse has got to bite any thinking believer. We tend to think of sin in terms of commission, things we do … Continue reading

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Stewardship; March 3, 2021


Matthew 21:43 “Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit.” Some people have used this verse to justify what is called “Replacement Theology,” … Continue reading

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Asking God; March 2, 2021


Matthew 13:36 Then he left the crowd and went into the house. His disciples came to him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field.” It strikes me that it’s not wrong to ask for … Continue reading

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Hearing God; October 5, 2020


Proverbs 3:32 For the Lord detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence. Some people say they want to hear from God, and others insist that claiming to hear from God is a sign of mental illness. … Continue reading

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A Prophet; September 19. 2020


2 Kings 13:14 Now Elisha was suffering from the illness from which he died. Jehoash king of Israel went down to see him and wept over him. “My father! My father!” he cried. “The chariots and horsemen of Israel!” Two … Continue reading

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Hearing God; August 19, 2020


John 4:44 Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country. John, writing years after the actual events, sometimes put things into a different chronology than the other Gospel writers, and he deliberately … Continue reading

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Morning Devotions; July 30, 2020


Mark 1:35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. It is widely agreed that Mark is actually the recorded recollections of … 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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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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