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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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God’s Grace; October 30, 2020


Romans 4:4-5 Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation. However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited … Continue reading

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Success; October 29, 2020


Acts 20:32 “Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.” Every minister needs to take this verse to heart. … Continue reading

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Music; October 8, 2020


Isaiah 33:17 Your eyes will see the king in his beauty and view a land that stretches afar. It’s interesting to identify the Scriptural sources of songs we’ve known from childhood. This obviously forms the basis of We Shall See … Continue reading

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Gratitude; September 28, 2020


Psalm 103:2 Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. This Psalm is a litany of the benefits of following God. I like the way the Japanese puts it here: “Don’t forget a single one of … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; September 23, 2020


Job 33:29-30 “God does all these things to a man– twice, even three times– to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him.” Elihu is a very interesting character in Job, because … Continue reading

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Going With the Flow; September 5, 2020


Acts 28:6 The people expected him to swell up or suddenly fall dead, but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god. Reading the whole story … Continue reading

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Gifting; August 28, 2020


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” There are two particularly powerful statements by Peter in this section, this one and … Continue reading

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Maturity; August 5, 2020


Mark 8:25 Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. I think this is a very important story, not just for those involved in … Continue reading

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Recognizing God; July 7, 2020


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” This sad commentary is something I’m afraid the Lord has to say about a … Continue reading

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