Tag Archives: obedience to God

Trouble; July 19, 2021


Isaiah 65:10 “Sharon will become a pasture for flocks, and the Valley of Achor a resting place for herds, for my people who seek me.” We don’t usually think of Isaiah as a judgmental prophet, but this chapter doesn’t make … Continue reading

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God Cares; June 21, 2021


Psalm 55:22 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. To be honest, I had forgotten that this was in the Old Testament. I just had Peter’s expression of this … Continue reading

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Bold Prayer; May 20, 2021


1 Kings 18:37 “Answer me, O Lord, answer me, so these people will know that you, O Lord, are God, and that you are turning their hearts back again.” Elijah’s motive was never his own fame or glory, but rather … Continue reading

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Listening to God; May 17, 2021


1 Kings 17:2, 5 Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah. So he did what the Lord had told him. Elijah is remembered as one of the greatest prophets, even though he didn’t leave a book with his … Continue reading

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Intimacy with God; April 22, 2021


Exodus 33:11 The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young aide Joshua son of Nun did not leave the tent. This is … Continue reading

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Sin and Grace; April 17, 2021


Genesis 20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream one night and said to him, “You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a married woman.” This whole story seems very weird … Continue reading

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Revival; April 15, 2021


Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and … 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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Rewards; January 9, 2021


2 John 1:8 Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. I don’t think this is talking about losing salvation, but it is certainly talking about losing various rewards … Continue reading

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Course of Action; January 3, 2021


1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. To me this verse strikes a very good balance between the reality that … Continue reading

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