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The Sabbath; December 28, 2021


Jeremiah 17:21 This is what the Lord says: Be careful not to carry a load on the Sabbath day or bring it through the gates of Jerusalem. We have gotten so far away from the concept of a Sabbath that … Continue reading

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Learning Obedience; November 1, 2021


Hebrews 5:8-10 Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him and was designated by God to be high priest in the … Continue reading

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Parenting; August 21, 2021


Luke 2:39-40 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the … Continue reading

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Being Heard by God; June 14, 2021


Psalms 17:6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. I think a common characteristic of those who pray a lot is the faith that they are being heard. … Continue reading

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Sin and Repentance; May 13, 2021


1 Kings 8:46 “When they sin against you–for there is no one who does not sin–…” Solomon really doubles down on the subject of repentance. Paul was hardly being original when he wrote, “for all have sinned and fall short … Continue reading

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Response to Circumstances; May 3, 2021


1 Samuel 2:2 “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. Recently I have been reminded many times that the people in the Bible for the most … Continue reading

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Parenting; May 2, 2021


1 Samuel 1:27-28 “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” And … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Abilities; April 30, 2021


Judges 13:8 Then Manoah prayed to the Lord: “O Lord, I beg you, let the man of God you sent to us come again to teach us how to bring up the boy who is to be born.” To be … Continue reading

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Maturity; April 19, 2021


Genesis 25:23 The Lord said to her,“Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.” It strikes me that … Continue reading

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Fatherlessness; January 22, 2021


Deuteronomy 24:18 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you from there. That is why I command you to do this. We can be thoughtlessly cruel, and Moses didn’t want that to happen. He … Continue reading

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