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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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Parenting; June 12, 2020


Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. This verse is heartily despised by many today, and we are seeing the results in society all around us. Physical … Continue reading

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Consequences; June 4, 2020


Psalms 41:1 Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the Lord delivers him in times of trouble. When I started reading this Psalm I thought that David was patting himself on the back here, but then as I … Continue reading

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Consequences; May 15, 2020


Revelation 2:23 I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am he who searches hearts and minds, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds. This is not a feel-good message! … Continue reading

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The Word of Truth; April 1, 2020


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. The whole 2nd letter of Paul to Timothy is … Continue reading

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Fathers/Pastors March 26, 2020


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? This is obviously a parenthetical thought, but a very germane one. When I was in seminary I can … Continue reading

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Family; February 11, 2020


1 Corinthians 4:15-16 Even though you have ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel. Therefore I urge you to imitate me. God indeed never misses … Continue reading

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Lies vs. Truth; December 26, 2019


Matthew 2:8 He sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and make a careful search for the child. As soon as you find him, report to me, so that I too may go and worship him.” This is a verse … Continue reading

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Fathering; December 5, 2019


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.” Hosea really shows us the heart of God, and that heart hasn’t changed. This … Continue reading

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