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Parenting; October 13, 2022


Proverbs 29:15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother. Proverbs has a lot to say about parenting, and most of it isn’t currently popular or politically correct. This particular verse speaks directly … Continue reading

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Parental Discipline; October 11, 2022


Proverbs 23:13-14 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die. Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death. Talk about politically incorrect Biblical truth! In some places, … Continue reading

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Authority; October 2, 2022


Psalm 145:1 I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. This comes out in several of David’s Psalms, but it’s very interesting that though David himself was a king, back when … Continue reading

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Work Ethic; July 12, 2022


Deuteronomy 12:18 You are to rejoice before the Lord your God in everything you put your hand to. I think this is one of the most delightful commands in the whole Bible! In a sense it is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Family; June 23, 2022


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? I’ve always been struck by this enormously practical verse. It’s certainly not impossible for a single person to … Continue reading

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Personal Blessings; June 22, 2022


1 Timothy 1:2 To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Paul’s blessings weren’t just for groups, but also for those closest to Him. We know nothing … Continue reading

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Spiritual Children; June 18, 2022


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Applying Truth; April 11, 2022


John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” Every time we hit this verse in our readings I feel compelled to write on it, because it is so vitally important. This is … Continue reading

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Parenting; April 7, 2022


Proverbs 19:18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. This verse really brings out the difficulties of Bible translation! The Japanese renders it as, “Discipline your child while there … Continue reading

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Answered Prayer; February 16, 2022


2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing. I forget who it … Continue reading

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