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Eating Meat; September 25, 2021


Acts 10:13-15 Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” “Surely not, Lord!” Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that … Continue reading

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Perception; September 15, 2021


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. It is interesting to try to imagine the atmosphere in this prayer meeting. They were obeying what … Continue reading

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Assignments; September 14, 2021


John 18:11 Jesus commanded Peter, “Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?” John doesn’t record Jesus’ agonized prayer about this “cup,” but at the time he wrote that was already circulating through … Continue reading

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Protection from Harm; August 31, 2021


Luke 10:19 “I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.” Something strikes me as I read this rather famous passage. Even though Jesus said … Continue reading

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Perspective; June 29, 2021


Psalm 102:12-13 But you, O Lord, sit enthroned forever; your renown endures through all generations. You will arise and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show favor to her; the appointed time has come. This Psalm is … 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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Intercession; April 25, 2021


Deuteronomy 9:26 I prayed to the Lord and said, “O Sovereign Lord, do not destroy your people, your own inheritance that you redeemed by your great power and brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.” God certainly gave Moses … 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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God’s Time; February 19, 2021


Ezekiel 37:24 “‘My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd. They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees.’” From the time of Nehemiah on, distinctions between Northern and Southern … Continue reading

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Worship; November 7, 2020


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship. This is a justly famous verse, and the how of … Continue reading

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